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Do we underwrite like Mr Spock or Homer Simpson?

Which of these two lines is longer?

Homer Simpson would probably say the lower one is longer; Mr Spock would ...

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Renewable energy sits atop the world's largest oil deposits?

Solar Impulse is back in the Middle East, where their bold attempt to circumnavigate the world using only solar power ...

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Has anyone looked at the sea surface temperatures of late?

Has anyone looked at the sea surface temperatures of late?

If you did then you would notice that the sea ...

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I don't do well in the heat - soon neither will you

I'm a Scotsman who can't cope in the sun. I burn when it's 70 and cloudy. Can ...

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Casualty - modelling for the future?

Property catastrophe models are well understood and modelled because they conform to the rules of physics. Liability catastrophes are also ...

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The hierro in food and anemia

While the Agency does not need large quantities, iron is a fundamental substance to carry oxygen in the blood. But ...

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Coming down safely even if the unexpected happens

"...when we saw the coating had been ripped off and we had some performance issues..", that was a moment were ...

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Curse or opportunity?

We are all familiar with the famous saying attributed to Chinese folk law 'may you live in interesting times'. It ...

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Solar Impulse 2: The Wings of Clean Energy

"For this fragile Solar Impulse aircraft we need, let's say, perfection." Being an engineer myself, this statement by Wim ...

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Are we ready for the next big earthquake in Istanbul?

Istanbul. The imposing city straddling the Bosporus strait is one of the most populous cities in the world with roughly ...

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Solar Impulse and the human factor

Solar Impulse will be a success because of two things: technology and the human factor. I am confident that they ...

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Time to engage the regulators for a zero-carbon reality!

I'm proud to be joining ClimateWise's new Insurance Advisory Council today. The Council will provide a regular forum ...

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Hi car, can you drive me home?

What if the steering wheel is hacked and stops steering? What if traditional motor insurance disappears and car manufacturers cover ...

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Weeding through the issues posed by marijuana legalization..

More than four in ten American adults have tried it. Half the states have legalized it for medical use and ...

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Global insurance premium growth continues – or does it?

The global insurance industry continued its solid premium growth in real terms (i.e. adjusted for local consumer price inflation ...

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