Topic: Swiss Reinsurance Company
Between the state of New York and New York City, hurricane Sandy has cost about $32 billion in losses. State and local governments already facing financial strain will turn to the federal government for aid.
It's time to start protecting people from the impact of severe-weather events, a panel says. The report offers further evidence of how the climate change conversation is shifting.
The economy added zero jobs in August, and the stock market tumbled in response
09/02/2011 06:28 pm
Emerging markets in Asia-Pacific have investors who are more conservative than those in Japan and other developed Asian nations. The big problem for emerging markets: Investors are not planning ahead enough.
07/28/2011 06:05 pm
Cyclone Yasi flattened properties, overturned luxury yachts, and ripped up plantations. Australia's climate change adviser warns of more such storms to come.
02/04/2011 11:20 am
Beware of 'iconic' buildings with funny names; they often presage economic collapse.
12/14/2010 12:26 pm
Satellite data of climate activity enable remote herders to obtain drought insurance.
03/02/2010 04:05 pm
At the Copenhagen global warming talks, high-level delegations have arrived to kick negotiations into high gear. But the question of money to help poorer nations grapple with the effects of climate change remains a sticking point.
12/15/2009 05:19 pm