Risk Science: What You Need to Read Today
Though the flu is a bigger threat than terrorism, the DHS is approaching it with a mix of ineptness and cynicism.
Possessing underground mines and experiencing extreme seismicity mean that Japan’s experience is relevant to South Africa.
The mini-satellites craze could cause catastrophic collisions with larger craft, threatening to produce orbiting blizzards of space debris like those in the movie Gravity.
At 64 miles, the quake was quite deep, minimizing aftershocks and potential damage, a seismologist said.
The peak of the season in Tornado Alley in the U.S. has shifted seven days earlier in the past six decades.
Risk Business: What You Need to Read Today
States and territory governments should be given the option of purchasing ‘top-up insurance’ under recommendations made by the Australian Government’s independent research body the Productivity Commission.
Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney on Thursday warned insurance companies that they must design “appropriate” risk models for themselves or face being hit by harsher rules.
Following BT’s record-breaking deal, longevity swaps are set to flourish as money markets show keen interest.
Moody’s CEO Ray McDaniel has broadened the company’s business to profit from the increased focus on risk management in the wake of the financial crisis.
Growth in Florida’s property insurance market will allow the Citizens Property Insurance Corp. to defease $418 million in debt, and terminate an assessment on policies securing the debt two years early.