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What the energy future has in store for us?

Due to its rapid technological development as well as its strong installed power capacity growth, renewable energy is on every ...

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Helping Asia become more resilient to rising cancer threats

Cancer is one of the leading global killers, with annual new cancer cases projected to rise to 17 million by ...

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How to store green energy to power the world

Would you also love a world where all our "hunger" for energy was covered by Wind and Solar Power - and ...

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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 ...

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Advancing Sustainable Energy Solutions

The Greek philosopher, Heraclitus once said: "change is the only constant in life." Proof of this can be seen all ...

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Supporting the Renewable Energy Race

Students from Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands recently won the SASOL Solar Challenge after an eight day solar ...

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Big Data, Meet Thick Data for More Relevant Insurance

For years, I was frustrated as an anthropologist in academia where we gathered data on culture and communities, but often ...

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Swiss Re steps up investment in own solar power supply

As a founding partner of RE100, Swiss Re is committed to becoming 100% powered by renewable electricity by 2020 - a ...

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Renewable energy sits atop the world's largest oil deposits?

Solar Impulse is back in the Middle East, where their bold attempt to circumnavigate the world using only solar power ...

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Solar Impulse 2: The Wings of Clean Energy

"For this fragile Solar Impulse aircraft we need, let's say, perfection." Being an engineer myself, this statement by Wim ...

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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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Grow old gracefully… but how?

Recently, I came across a quote by Eric Hoffer: "The best part of the art of living is to know ...

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Seagulls vs Solar

I'm the CRE & LO manager Swiss Re's office in Folkestone, UK. Recently, our office received the ISO ...

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Fondue, deconstructed.

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

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Collaboration the key to innovation

Here's a statistic I found quite unbelievable when I heard it... Only 5% of corporates in Australia have relationships ...

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