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When it comes to tornadoes, always expect the unexpected

Albert Einstein once said, "One need only to think of the weather, in which case the prediction even for a ...

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"Björk: Even VCs understand our future is in nature"

What do music, technology and preserving our planet have in common? Björk's latest project! 

Biophilia is a collaboration between ...

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A hurricane, regardless of the name, is not very sweet

The start of the 2014 hurricane season coincided with the release of a study from the University of Illinois which ...

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Learning lessons from the recent Dixieland tornado outbreak

The last week of April was not a good week for the residents of the Midwest and South. A multi-day ...

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The Pothole Vortex

Winter is the gift that keeps on giving. Long after the snow and ice have melted, potholes make their annual ...

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Swiss Re goes to Washington (sort of)

On April 22, Earth Day, I spent the morning in Miami Beach,Florida, testifying before Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL), who ...

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Higher Ground

Earlier this month, I shared a video excerpt of my conversation with The Wall Street Journal editor and Stanford University ...

STORY URL: ECO:nomics: Preparing For The Big Storm
How can companies prepare for environmental disasters? J. Eric Smith, President and CEO of Swiss Re Americas talks about what steps companies can minimize their risk.

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Earth Day is different

I am skeptical about the value of symbolic "awareness" periods that now litter national calendars. My view is that most ...

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Being bold in Bandung

In a recent blog post for the Rockefeller Foundation's 100 Resilient Cities website, Swiss Re's Martyn Parker says ...

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"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.

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Climate Change Resilience Depends on Public/Private Partners

This week, I joined more than 200 business leaders at The Wall Street Journal's ECO:nomics conference to discuss ...

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No Floods www.nofloods.com France 2014

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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 ...

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ASEAN's road to a community of caring societies

Another major step in the process of ASEAN integration is going to unfold in 2015 -- the formation of the ASEAN ...

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Come adattarsi ad un clima in cambiamento?

Il cambiamento climatico costituisce una delle principali sfide del presente ed delle generazioni future ed è di particolare rilevanza per ...

STORY URL: Evento per celebrare il 150° Anniversario del Gruppo Swiss Re a Roma (solo... | Swiss Re 150 Years
Swiss Re celebra il suo 150° Anniversario ospitando una serie di eventi...

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