“Billions” of Reinsurance, Catastrophe Models at Risk if Trump Budget Compromises Weather Satellites: NOAA Members Public

Cuts to the U.S. weather satellite program could have a direct impact on the reinsurance and catastrophe modelling industry, according to a study released prior to a proposal by the Trump Administration to gut the program’s budget. “While difficult to quantify its direct value to the sector, [National

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U.S. Billion Dollar Inland Flood Events Doubled in 2016 Members Public

Inland flooding created more billion dollar losses in 2016 than at any other period over the last 15 years, according to data released Monday by the NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). The U.S. has experienced four billion-dollar inland flood events during last year, doubling the average

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NOAA Post a Challenge for Trump, Satellite and Climate Program at Risk: Report Members Public

Replacing the government official responsible for coordinating the U.S. efforts around extreme weather data collection is one of the biggest hurdles the incoming Donald Trump administration faces and could put research programs at risk, according to a report issued this week. Finding someone to become administrator of the National

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