March 9, 2015: Florida Bans Climate Change (Except for Hurricanes and Floods), Hanover Suit Ready for Trial and the World's Riskiest Cities

Risk Science: What You Need to Read Today

In Florida, Officials Ban Term ‘Climate Change’

Miami Herald

State officials have been ordered not to use the term “climate change” or “global warming” in any official communications, emails, or reports.

“Reason with water rather than repel it”: Architects Take on Boston’s Watery Future


Few cities are as vulnerable to sea level rise as Boston. That’s where the Living With Water project comes in.

The World’s Riskiest Cities for Natural Disasters

USA Today

The tiny capital city of Port Vila, located on the isolated South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, came out on top as the world’s riskiest.

H1N1 Breaches 800 Mark in Mumbai, Number Akin to 2010 Pandemic Phase

Economic Times

The virus has claimed 1,319 lives and affected over 25,000 all over the country since the beginning of this year.

Risk Business: What You Need to Read Today

Hanover Group’s Lawsuit Against Former Insurance Broker Set for Court

New Zealand Herald

The failed finance group alleges the broker received clear instructions but failed to obtain full prospectus cover from insurer AIG.

Farmers Find Unique Ways to Defraud Federal Insurance Plans


Fraud is one of the biggest issues facing the federal farm programs and costs taxpayers millions of dollars per year.

Disaster Risk is Not Shared Equally, Says New UN Report

Road to Paris

Economic losses from disasters are now reaching an average of US$250 billion a year.

Soaring Green Bond Growth Raises Need for Standards

Financial Times (subscription may be required)

Over the past three years, the market has grown by slightly more than a factor of 10.

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