Climate Change

Climate Change Tops Global Concerns

Climate Change Tops Global Concerns

The World Economic Forum highlights the greatest risks facing the planet this year.

 
Record Heat Fuels Climate Change Concerns

Record Heat Fuels Climate Change Concerns

Amid landmark temperatures, nations look to mitigate the mounting dangers of climate change.

 
Clean Tech Faces Supply Chain Challenges

Clean Tech Faces Supply Chain Challenges

Amid concerns about pollution and climate change, business is booming for the clean tech sector, but this growth has not come without risks.

 
Year In Risk 2015

Year In Risk 2015

Some of the year’s biggest events have lasting implications for the future of risk management.

 
Planning for Water Shortages

Planning for Water Shortages

Multi-year droughts may be part of a new normal that requires businesses to plan ahead for water shortages.

 
Cut and Dry: What California’s Water Restrictions Mean for Risk Management

Cut and Dry: What California’s Water Restrictions Mean for Risk Management

Severe drought has prompted California to mandate statewide water restrictions. How will this affect corporate risk management strategy?

 
Texas Floods Highlight Urban Vulnerability

Texas Floods Highlight Urban Vulnerability

Recent storms show how urbanization magnifies the impact of natural catastrophes.

 
Q&A: Taking a Broader Risk Perspective

Q&A: Taking a Broader Risk Perspective

FM Global’s Bret Ahnell discusses resiliency, risk mitigation and the insurance market.

 
Hurricanes and Climate Change

Hurricanes and Climate Change

Has climate change had any effect on the hurricanes driving catastrophe market losses?

 
Coffee Growers Struggle to Meet Demand

Coffee Growers Struggle to Meet Demand

Disease and drought have made it difficult for coffee producers to keep up with market growth.

 
Nat Cat Losses Level Off

Nat Cat Losses Level Off

Global economic losses from natural catastrophes have remained about the same over the past 20 years.

 
Big Easy Resilience

Big Easy Resilience

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans navigates the road to recovery.

 
Natural Catastrophe Losses Below Average in 2014

Natural Catastrophe Losses Below Average in 2014

Global natural disasters caused drastically lower economic and insured losses in 2014.

 
Climate Change and its Impact on the Insurance Industry

Climate Change and its Impact on the Insurance Industry

Given that severe weather always has been a driver of property and casualty claims, it is no surprise that the insurance industry is carefully considering the impact of climate change.

 
The Insurance Industry Responds to Climate Change Risk

The Insurance Industry Responds to Climate Change Risk

For insurers, the climate change debate is quickly becoming irrelevant as potentially catastrophic threats demand taking the subject very seriously.