Risk Science: What You Need to Read Today
Part of the president’s climate plan included a pledge to develop medium-range forecasts — in the three- to four-week time frame — for extreme weather events.
Earlier this month, at least 460 people died in flooding in Indian-controlled Kashmir and neighboring Pakistan.
If global carbon emissions and sea levels are affected by climate change , about 2.6 percent of the global population (about 177 million people) will be living in a place at risk of regular flooding.
Homeowners in Rhode Island, you’re in trouble. The state is second only to Florida in risk of natural hazards—fun events such as flood, wildfire, tornado, and storm surge.
A haunting photo exhibit shows the steps people are taking to adapt to the angry ocean.
Risk Business: What You Need to Read Today
To a few Wall Street financiers, a lawsuit that accuses the government of shortchanging the AIG in its 2008 bailout is something else: a promising investment in a cause they support.
In what is clearly a seller’s market, ILS issuers are finding they can dictate terms to their own advantage.
While the banks’ profits are seen to be most at threat from tech giants such as Apple and Google, they won’t be alone.
The new law addresses several issues that have been the subject of much speculation, including an outline for sharia-based insurance services.
No formal decision has been made and no agreements have been reached on the unit that insures farmers against losses on their crops, the Moline, Illinois-based company said today in a statement.
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