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AIR ups Ida loss estimate after major northeastern US flooding

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

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Social inflation: 800lbs gorilla or 80lbs monkey?

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

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More flood insurance cover for hurricane Ida than Harvey

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

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GDV raises German flood loss estimate to €5.5bn

Signal Iduna takes €44m of claims so far

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Cat modellers go physical to understand climate threats

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

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Cat modellers factor in flood risk from moon wobble

AIR Worldwide and JBA Risk Management say the impact is marginal

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Catastrophe modellers are red hot on climate

InsuranceERM's annual roundup of developments among catastrophe modellers and platform providers finds one overwhelming theme: the need to provide insurers with better ways to understand the impact of climate change on risk. Cintia Cheong, Christopher Cundy, Ronan McCaughey and Paul Walsh report

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Non-natural catastrophes and sustainability are the focus for AIR Worldwide

Bill Churney discussed the risk modelling firm's strategy

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Climate change could drive hurricane losses 24% higher by 2050

RMS adds European flood insured losses could rise 59% by mid-century due to climate risk

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Climate change could radically reshape US insurance losses

Re/insurers in the US could face a 20% increase in hurricane-related property losses because of climate change. But that's just the average. In certain regions, the losses might be several times higher by 2050, as AIR Worldwide's Peter Sousounis explains to Christopher Cundy