Environmental Risk

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.

 
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.

 
The Surprising Toll of Invasive Species

The Surprising Toll of Invasive Species

Non-native plants and animals can cause billions of dollars in damage every year.

 
The Risks of High-Tech Trash

The Risks of High-Tech Trash

As technology use grows ­throughout the world, companies are ­increasingly at risk for costly ­penalties over their handling of ­electronic waste.

 
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.

 
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.

 
Is Environmental Regulation Dead?

Is Environmental Regulation Dead?

Even in the current political climate, environmental laws and regulations may not necessarily be relics of the past.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – November

Notepad: Risk in Review – November

The Las Vegas massacre, Hurricane Maria’s impact on Puerto Rico, and more.

 
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.

 
Notepad: Risk in Review – September

Notepad: Risk in Review – September

Hackers extort HBO, Kanye West v. Lloyd’s, voting machine flaws exposed, and more.