Climate Change

European Forecast Heats Up

European Forecast Heats Up

The summer heat wave in southern Europe may be a sign of the fatal weather extremes to come.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – June

Notepad: Risk in Review – June

Hacking the French election, a unicorn fight, a reputation crisis at United Airlines and more.

 
Board Oversight and Sustainability

Board Oversight and Sustainability

Environmental, social, and governance initiatives appear to be directly related to a company’s long-term performance and profitability.

 
Oroville Dam Highlights Infrastructure Risks

Oroville Dam Highlights Infrastructure Risks

The near-collapse of a California dam underlines the perils of decaying infrastructure.

 
Only Humans Can Prevent Wildfires

Only Humans Can Prevent Wildfires

A study of wildfires in the United States found that the number of blazes caused by humans is much higher than previously believed.

 
Year in Risk 2016

Year in Risk 2016

A review of some of the most important risk events of the year can help risk professionals guide their organizations toward future success.

 
Insurers and Climate Change

Insurers and Climate Change

While more U.S. insurers are improving their disclosure and management of climate risk, most are still giving it minimal attention.

 
Four Years After Sandy, Storm Resilience Lags

Four Years After Sandy, Storm Resilience Lags

Efforts to fortify New York and New Jersey coastlines against storm damage are still ongoing.

 
Health Kick

Health Kick

Preserving healthy eating attempts.

 
Building Resilience: Using Rating Systems to Mitigate Disaster Risk

Building Resilience: Using Rating Systems to Mitigate Disaster Risk

Resilience ratings can ensure that natural disasters have a low impact on critical building infrastructure.

 
The Insurance Impact of the Fort McMurray Wildfires

The Insurance Impact of the Fort McMurray Wildfires

Canada’s costliest natural disaster will have significant insurance implications.

 
Heading for Disaster

Heading for Disaster

Many middle-market companies are still unprepared to ensure business continuity in the wake of natural disasters.

 
Mitigating Evolving Water Threats

Mitigating Evolving Water Threats

As climate change takes its toll, businesses must act to address flood and drought risks.

 
Strategies for Funding Wildfire Mitigation

Strategies for Funding Wildfire Mitigation

Communities struggle with the cost of wildfires as climate change increases their likelihood.

 
Stormy Seas

Stormy Seas

As hurricane season approaches, the shipping industry must take steps to protect its operations and the rest of the supply chain.