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Women have more longevity risk

On average, women live longer and earn less than men. Retirement income usually significantly decreases once husbands pass away. This ...

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Proactive Planning

Delray Beach has a history of successful planning. The Beach Property Owners Association is already meeting to discuss sea level ...

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Better understanding of longevity risks

The portion of elderly people in population becomes larger and larger because of longer life expectancy and decreases of fertility ...

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Financing disaster risks

Each year features new headlines about deadly and devastating catastrophes in different parts of the world with earthquakes in Japan ...

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Underfunded Pension Plans

People spend the younger part of their lives working hard in exchange for a promise from the government or employers ...

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Health costs over longer life spans

For some, living longer means needing to manage health problems for longer periods. While we know that maximizing the effectiveness ...

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Population Dynamics Everywhere

Population Dynamics Everywhere: How do we Preserve Wealth and Health? By Hans Groth, Chairman of the Board, WDA Forum, St ...

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Where government should spend money

Are earthquakes Acts of God that we should accept or should we take action? In times of crisis, governments struggle ...

STORY URL: Deadly Earthquake Hits Greece
PlusDeadly Earthquake Hits GreeceDeadly Earthquake Hits GreeceThe Associated PressA strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 struck southwestern...

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Nat Cats - no longer a prelude to ruin

What do a billion dollar hydropower plant and a farmer in Ethiopia have in common? They can both be wiped ...

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I've just adopted a solar cell!

Ever dreamed of flying a solar-powered plane? Of getting all your energy from clean, renewable sources? Well, the dream is ...

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Manage disaster risk

For years now, we've been seeing a dramatic rise in economic losses caused by natural catastrophes. Since 1980, the global ...

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How do we support an ageing population?

Longer lives are great news, but how do we financially support the world's ageing population? Watch my video and take ...

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Climate adaptation

Historically, Samoa has suffered extensive damage from flooding, especially along its coast. Future coastal flooding events are expected to increase ...

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Adaptation in the city of Hull, UK

Adaptation measures are available to make societies more resilient to the impacts of climate change. But decision makers need the ...

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Adaptation is a must

Societies and local communities need to adapt to a changing environment. The earlier they decide to do so, the lower ...

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