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Ever seen an Eiffel Tower floating upright in the ocean?

Imagine a wind turbine the height of the Eiffel tower, floating in the sea, connected to the shore via a ...

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Helping the development of renewable energy in Brazil

Innovation is a hot topic for the re/insurance industry these days. New products are being developed in order to ...

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A surge of optimism in flood modeling

The upcoming hurricane season, which begins on June 1,  will be another big test of our ability to create a ...

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Looking ahead while looking back on a record-breaking 2017

For insurers, 2017 was defined by a series of natural and man-made disasters that resulted in record-breaking losses. To that ...

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Paving the Way to Narrowing Protection Gap in Asia

Economic losses from disaster events in Asia were an estimated USD 31 billion in 2017, of which only USD 5 ...

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Asia Pacific nations united in tackling disaster risk

From earthquakes along the Ring of Fire to landfalling category 5 typhoons, countries in the Asia-Pacific region of the world ...

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If you don’t get climate change, climate change will get you

Every week, it seems, a new report comes out furnishing new evidence of the potentially devastating impact of climate change ...

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Offshore Wind - Protecting assets, operations and revenues

You might wonder what an insurer like Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has to say at an offshore wind Operations and ...

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Volatility of volatility of climate

In the past month, three leading economists and central bankers have turned their attention in a public address to the ...

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Harvey, we have a problem!

Houston is a microcosm of the flooding problem in the United States. Combine population growth with aggressive development in an ...

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Making ASEAN more resilient by closing the Protection Gap

Today, high ranking officials of all ten ASEAN member states convened in Singapore for the 4th ASEAN Finance Ministers' and ...

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The epidemiology of risk accumulation

Surely I did not come up with the title phrase of this story. I borrow it from an Australian physicist ...

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At the frontier of offshore wind technology

In order to tackle global warming, many governments are heavily investing in renewable energy. By 2030, Korea has set themselves ...

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Year of the wildfire: economic damage, cause, and the future

It's no secret that 2017 was a historically bad year for natural catastrophe events. Swiss Re's recent natural ...

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The Great Ice Storm of 1998 - 20 Years Later

Do you remember what you were doing the week of January 5,1998? For millions of Quebecois that week will ...

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