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Solar Impulse: Thoughts on Atlantic Crossing and Modelling

"It's not that there's a weather window every week over the Atlantic. It's more like there's ...

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Pasture lands in MX - insured against drought via satellites

Back in January this year a small group of my team together with our local partner ProAgro hit the road ...

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The innovation angle - managing 21st century risk

From experiment to prototype and commercial production…to refinement and improvement…such is the cycle of innovation. Innovation can be ...

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A faster response to pandemics is crucial

A faster response to pandemics is crucial; how global insurance could help.

There is a direct correlation between the speed ...

STORY URL: http://media.swissre.com/documents/Pandemics_in_a_changing_climate_Full_report_FINAL.PDF

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Insurance as innovative tool for humanitarian assistance

I am attending the first World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul. This is a flagship event organized by the United Nations ...

STORY URL: https://www.worldhumanitariansummit.org/

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How can we stop wildfire burning through government budgets?

Until recently the perils of earthquake and flood seemed to  be the flavour of the month and had been hitting ...

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Consolidation, flood insurance, and the protection gap

In the first week of April, I had the good opportunity to travel to the Booth School of Business at ...

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Houston, we have a problem!

The recent storms in the Houston area have once again brought the topic of the Protection Gap to the front ...

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Ignoring climate change is a Titanic mistake

One hundred and four years ago this April, the RMS Titanic struck an iceberg in the North Atlantic. The ship ...

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Most likely outcome versus a rare and extreme scenario

When I started in financial modeling some time ago, I had the luck to work with some top level quants ...

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Climate change: Affecting more than just the weather

It's impossible to turn on the TV in the US today without hearing about two topics: The 2016 Presidential ...

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The ABCs of my career path: Andrew, Beach and Climate

From the time I was 9-years-old, I wanted to be a meteorologist. I can remember the event that triggered my ...

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Relief after another year of fewer than normal disasters


A few days ago Swiss Re released its preliminary sigma estimates for 2015 catastrophes. For two consecutive years we have ...

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A morning of jokes, but there's little to laugh about…

Recently I had the opportunity to fly down to Miami with a colleague for the filming of a documentary scheduled ...

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