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At the frontier of offshore wind technology

In order to tackle global warming, many governments are heavily investing in renewable energy. By 2030, Korea has set themselves ...

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Year of the wildfire: economic damage, cause, and the future

It's no secret that 2017 was a historically bad year for natural catastrophe events. Swiss Re's recent natural ...

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Distributed access to insurance

A year ago I shared my initial thoughts around our first blockchain efforts for insurance. Our work at Swiss Re ...

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USD 800bn in homes at risk

We know the impact from climate change is a huge risk that insurers are facing. And what also seems clear ...

STORY URL: http://climate.org/sea-level-rise-risk-and-reslilence-in-coastal-cities

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The Importance of Resilient Buildings

Most people believe buildings codes are designed so that a building can withstand a major earthquake. The fact is that ...

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A Complex Earthquake?

Yes, you read it correct, this blog is all about a complex earthquake. Can an earthquake be complex? Yes, though ...

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Cities to Address Climate Risks or Face Downgrades

Time to start thinking where Europe needs to take action on financial resilience. Bloomberg recently outlined that coastal communities from ...

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What is reinsurance's role in Brazil's renewables landscape?

Green Power Global again gathered some of the biggest international and local names within government and private sector under one ...

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Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs..

Last week, five excited Cat Perils Stormers went to see the latest catastrophe movie 'Geostorm'. It goes without explanation: 3D ...

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Parametric cover a win for Florida homeowners

For Florida homeowners, hurricanes are unavoidable and insurance is a must-have. But in most cases, only a portion of the ...

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Harvesting energy in stormy seas

The energy sector has come under particular scrutiny as sustainable solutions are needed to contribute to the strengthening of the ...

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My people them dey stay for poor surroundings*

In 2012, the star architect Kunlé Adeyemi unveiled his “floating school” in Makoko, one of more than 100 slums in ...

STORY URL: http://africasacountry.com/2016/10/my-people-them-dey-stay-for-poor-surroundings/

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Shake it up!

Swiss Re released a new global earthquake model this September and put it at the fingertips of its Underwriters. This ...

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In the arena with Irma

I saw it coming. Yet only now do I realize how much I did not see it coming. What I ...

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How well can we predict North Atlantic hurricane activity?

Hurricane activity in the North Atlantic has gone through extended, multi-decadal periods of generally above-normal and below-normal activity. "Active" periods ...

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