Risk Science: What You Need to Read Today
Neighborhoods about to be hit by tornadoes and pilots heading into turbulence will get more warning from the National Weather Service starting today.
Barrier islands are feeling the effects of climate change.
Near craters, lava bombs can fall at speeds of 720 kph, so even a fist-sized rock can be lethal.
New Report Finds Human-Caused Climate Change Increased Severity of 2013 Heat Waves in Asia, Europe and Australia
Of the five heat waves studied in the report, human-caused climate change-primarily through the burning of fossil fuels-was found to have clearly increased the severity and likelihood of those events.
Fiber optic sensors could warn people of imminent landslides, potentially saving lives and reducing destruction.
Risk Business: What You Need to Read Today
While climate change is a major social issue, in this article we will focus strictly on assessing the potential implications for the property-casualty insurance industry.
The world bank is considering other options and markets in developing is catastrophe insurance initiatives.
Middlemen who help investors bet on life insurance contracts lack incentive to make sure the arrangements are profitable for the buyers, according to a company that monitors the industry.
There’s a significant problem when you are a supremely big and connected financial institution: your failure will have an impact on the financial system as a whole.
One offering includes a global insurance catastrophe bond fund.
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