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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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Component and Marginal TVaR converge

Estimating component and marginal TVaR…(s) is a computationally intensive task in the capital allocation process. These two risk metrics ...

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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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Risk Exposure from Climate-Related Energy Grid Disruption

Following Hurricane Matthew in October 2016, which claimed over a thousand lives from the Caribbean to southeastern US, the Caribbean ...

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California's flood concerns

Last week, back-to-back potent winter storms hit Northern California. These storms were an impressive kind of precipitation event called an ...

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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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MiCRO business interruption cover launched in Guatemala

It's been long time in the making: the Microinsurance Catastrophe Insurance Organisation (MiCRO) was created in 2010, and started ...

STORY URL: http://www.swissre.com/global_partnerships/first_MiCRO_natcat_business_interruption_cover_launched_in_guatemala.html

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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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Rising to the resilience challenge

How one man, a city and an industry might find the seeds of success in adversity

Personal stories are always ...

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LOOKING FOR THE WOW EFFECT

My mother died at the age of 94. She lived the last few years of her life in a nursing ...

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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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Climate change: Discussions are needed, but responsibly

As a meteorologist and as someone whose Ph.D. Dissertation focused on separating the impacts of climate change from climate ...

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Primer Taller de Seguros Paramétricos para Reguladores LAC

“Primer Taller Regional de Seguros Paramétricos para autoridades de Regulación y Supervisión en América Latina y el Caribe”

Hotel Grand ...

STORY URL: http://www.microrisk.org/es/central-america-es/primer-taller-regional-de-seguros-parametricos

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