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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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Communicable disease coverage from an unlikely source

It's no secret that all insurers try to sell insurance policies with more ammunition in their arsenal than lowest ...

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Renewable energy and good risk management practices

The world over, industrial sector growth and economic expansion have put tremendous strain on fossil fuel resources and the environment ...

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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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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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Let's insure for the absence of wind!

Hurricanes are impressive, nobody will deny that. I confess, they make me feel meaningful, too. When I talk about hurricanes ...

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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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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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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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Reinsurance: A force against Climate Change & Species Loss

A reinsurer underwrites a risk that is initially borne by a different party, thereby transferring part of that risk to ...

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Crossing the Pacific on solar energy only

A few days ago, André Borschberg, my "solar brother", embarked on the most ambitious leg of the Solar Impulse journey ...

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Canute ( Cnut ) Engineering is Dumb

King Canute (Cnut) ruled the Anglo-Scandinavian or North Sea Empire (England, Norway, Denmark, and parts of Sweden), until his death ...

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