Climate Change

Year in Risk 2018

Year in Risk 2018

By examining some of the most notable risk events of the past year, risk managers can better understand the challenges and opportunities on the horizon.

 
Impact of Climate Disasters Surges

Impact of Climate Disasters Surges

Direct economic losses from climate-related disasters have increased 151% over the past 20 years.

 
Mini Meteorologists: How Satellite Technology Is Reducing Weather Risks

Mini Meteorologists: How Satellite Technology Is Reducing Weather Risks

Constellations of smaller, cheaper satellites promise better, more timely weather data for businesses across a range of industries.

 
Storm Surge: Lessons Learned from the 2018 Japan Floods

Storm Surge: Lessons Learned from the 2018 Japan Floods

After severe flooding in Japan this summer, experts are examining ways to prevent future tragedy.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – November

Notepad: Risk in Review – November

A dire global warming prediction, a deadly earthquake strikes Indonesia, and more.

 
Burning Up: California’s Wildfires Increase Risks

Burning Up: California’s Wildfires Increase Risks

Increased wildfire activity in California in 2017 and 2018 has underscored the importance of prevention strategies.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – October

Notepad: Risk in Review – October

Brazil’s museum fire, deadly floods in India, Nike’s controversial ad, and more.

 
New Technologies for Wildfire Preparedness

New Technologies for Wildfire Preparedness

Technology has begun to play a larger role in managing wildfire risks by providing new tools to enhance proven mitigation strategies.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – September

Notepad: Risk in Review – September

Wildfires Burn Throughout California In August, the Mendocino Complex fire in Northern California became the largest wildfire in the state’s history. By Aug. 12, it […]

 
The Rising Tide of ­Maritime Shipping Risks

The Rising Tide of ­Maritime Shipping Risks

New technology and increased global trade have led to new risks for the shipping industry.

 
Environment, Cyberrisk Top WEF Risk Predictions

Environment, Cyberrisk Top WEF Risk Predictions

The World Economic Forum forecasts the most important global risks for 2018 and beyond.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – March

Notepad: Risk in Review – March

Cape Town’s water crisis, a Doomsday Clock shift, flying with comfort animals, and more.

 
The Environmental Impact of Hurricanes

The Environmental Impact of Hurricanes

Managing the risks associated with severe weather events, including the immediate and latent pollution unleashed by natural disasters, is a huge challenge.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – October

Notepad: Risk in Review – October

The impact of Harvey and Irma, an earthquake in Mexico, Equifax’s data breach, and more.

 
Alternative Energy Strategies

Alternative Energy Strategies

Businesses in the United States are getting serious about energy resource management programs.