November 30, 2016: TRIP'ing Cyber Catastrophe Cover and Lengthening the Hurricane Season

Risk Science: What You Need to Read Today

Analysis: Atlantic Hurricane Season is Growing Longer

Washington Post

The hurricane season has in fact grown longer since 1979.

Alabama Tornado Slams Church and Daycare Center; Weather Kills 5

NBC News

The band of storms stretched from the coast of Louisiana, across Mississippi and Alabama and into Georgia.

Drought-Fueled Wildfire ‘Apocalypse’ Hits Tennessee


The unusually mild and dry summer and fall in the lower 48 states, in particular, has played a role in priming the Southeast for wildfires.

Can Space Tech Help Measure the Weather?

Met Office

An increasing number of observations is important to drive the mathematical models used in weather forecasting.

Risk Business: What You Need to Read Today

Creating a Federally Sponsored Cyber Insurance Program

Council on Foreign Relations

TRIP could be expanded to cover cyber events and renamed to allow for coverage of all catastrophic cyberattacks.

Passporting “Vital” for Insurers After Brexit – Trade Body


Insurers are reliant on so-called passporting rights to sell insurance policies throughout the European Union.

A Cat Bond for the Pacific Alliance?

BNA Americas (sub may be required)

Peru, Chile, Colombia and Mexico – members of the Pacific Alliance – are interested in developing a catastrophe bond.

Kaikoura Earthquake to cost Govt up to $3B, says Treasury

New Zealand Herald

Some of this total would be covered by insurance or existing resources.

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