• RMS estimates sub-$2bn insured loss from hurricane Nicole

    16 November 2022

    Cat modeller's best estimate for private market losses is $1.6bn

  • Beazley hires head of financial climate risk from BoE

    15 July 2022
  • 2021 Atlantic hurricane season: "shorties", northeastern losses and rapid intensification

    21 December 2021

    This year's Atlantic hurricane season may not have broken the records of its predecessor, but it was notable for the emergence of several worrying trends. Paul Walsh reports

  • Study shows impact of climate change on US inland flood risk

    01 December 2021

    Actuaries and AIR Worldwide forecast the effect of climate change on future US flood risk

  • AIR Worldwide warns of $106bn average annual cat losses

    25 October 2021

    Recent years of natural catastrophe losses are not outliers, says risk modelling firm

  • AIR ups Ida loss estimate after major northeastern US flooding

    13 September 2021

    The new insured loss estimate stands at between $20bn and $30bn

  • Social inflation: 800lbs gorilla or 80lbs monkey?

    08 September 2021

    Casualty insurers are complaining about rising liability losses, driven by a litigious US culture and changing social attitudes. But could a far worse catastrophe be ahead of them? Sarfraz Thind reports

  • More flood insurance cover for hurricane Ida than Harvey

    03 September 2021

    CoreLogic's Tom Larsen says the increase in insurance coverage is "very encouraging".

  • GDV raises German flood loss estimate to €5.5bn

    28 July 2021

    Signal Iduna takes €44m of claims so far

  • Cat modellers go physical to understand climate threats

    23 July 2021

    Insurers' modelling of natural catastrophes has predominantly relied on historical data, but this approach is becoming unsuitable as the climate changes. Paul Walsh investigates the new techniques being developed