Sort content:

Can microinsurance be a viable investment?

In complement to the blog that we are publishing on our website this week, I want to ask the question ...

Read more

Challenging a universal truth. Fat or fraud?

You may remember my blog earlier this year which introduced the idea that what we see in our food pyramids ...

Read more

The Most Important US City You've Never Heard About

You might not be able to find Cushing, Oklahoma on a map, but the magnitude 5 earthquake that occurred there ...

Read more

Quake shouldn't be a shock

Quick, what’s the most seismically active state? If you guessed California, you’re wrong.

Oklahoma has moved to the ...

Read more

Fondue, deconstructed.

It is as Swiss as it gets. An acquired taste for some. For the uninitiated, fondue might just seem like ...

Read more

A Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On…

The first few days of 2016 have brought a flurry of earthquakes to the residents of northwest Oklahoma. On New ...

Read more

Does healthy eating cost you more?

24 years ago tomorrow, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and World Health Organisation (WHO) created World Diabetes Day held each ...

Read more

Are potato chips the new cigarette?

Last spring, a colleague and I had just wrapped up another day at a joint claims and underwriting audit in ...

STORY URL: http://media.swissre.com/documents/Are_Potato_Chips_new_Cigarette.pdf
http://media.swissre.com/documents/Are_Potato_Chips_new_Cigarette.pdf

Read more

Food divides

Food divides:
Daily bread with genetically modified organisms for the masses and organic artisanal bread for the rich!

Can we ...

STORY URL: School of Practical Sustainability
School of Practical Sustainability. 208 „Gefällt mir“-Angaben · 16 Personen sprechen darüber. The School of Practical Sustainability is a virtual online...

Read more

"Earth Hour is nothing but an ineffective feel-good event"

In his recent USA Today article Bjorn Lomborg states that "Earth Hour" is nothing but an "ineffective feel-good event". Lomborg ...

STORY URL: Lomborg: Earth Hour just a feel-good campaign
Instead, give light to the 1.3 billion people who still live without electricity.

Read more

What's the drill with hydrofracking?

Fracking is all over the news today. Some people think it's brand new but its actually been used in ...

Read more

Europe’s energy transition is in your hands!

Europe’s energy transition could be in worse shape indeed. While it is not certain whether the EU will meet ...

Read more

Despilfarro de alimentos - un fenómeno evitable

Algunas cosas tenemos que mencionar al inicio para entender completamente la severidad de este asunto.
1. "el equivalente a la ...

Read more

Keeping it fresh

Over the past five years, scientists at the University of Florida have been working with the US Army to help ...

Read more

Fossil fuels and nuclear energy not going away any time soon

Most governments and supranational organizations agree – at least in principle – that if we burn less fossil fuel, we could put ...

Read more

One fine story body…