Risk Science: What You Need to Read Today
Arrays of offshore wind turbines might have cut Sandy’s peak winds in the New York area by two-thirds.
Shallow 5.1 magnitude quake in village near Cuzco kills at least eight people and leaves more than 500 people homeless.
Many of these volcano geologists say it was a phreatic eruption, a type providing few signs before the upheaval.
Mammoth Lakes continued to rumble Sunday with small earthquakes, but the swarm that has produced more than 700 temblors in the last four days appears to be bottoming out.
Beyond the regular dangers that come with big seasonal storms, a new threat has emerged: “burping estuaries.”
Risk Business: What You Need to Read Today
Six employees of Tokyo-based insurer Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Holdings Inc. are missing as well as three from Nissay Asset Management Corp.
Terrorism insurance rates are languishing at low levels and look set to stay there, despite recent events in the Middle East and elsewhere.
Hurricane Odile caused an 3 billion pesos ($224 million) in damage when it slammed into the western state of Baja California Sur last week, Mexico’s AMIS insurers association said.
Every time American International Group seems to have put its massive 2008 taxpayer bailout in the rearview mirror, Maurice “Hank” Greenberg shows up looking to re-litigate the past.
Insurer sets up new regional underwriting operation as it shifts focus to underserved markets such as natural disasters.
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