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In a bifurcated market, capacity abounds generally, but can shrink markedly for some high-hazard environmental risks.
Natural catastrophes are growing in severity, resulting in an increase in uninsured losses. Numerous technologies are emerging to aid resiliency.
Aon broker Max West is a pioneer in developing environmental liability coverage for unknown formerly owned and operated properties long after they have been sold.
You can’t miss the towering buildings of Hudson Yards, but it’s really the risk management features that truly set this development apart.
European insurers have taken measures to withhold the backing of coal mines and other ventures that contribute to global warming. U.S.-based insurers have been less than outspoken on the topic.
A new report from Morgan Stanley urges businesses to prepare for a world with intense weather events, infectious disease and rising sea levels.
Experts have developed a rating system for a newly studied weather phenomenon called atmospheric rivers — long, narrow collections of water vapor that cause rain and snow.
Groundwater is critical to the survival of two billion people around the globe. Here’s how climate change is depleting the well — literally.
Manure used as fertilizer has led to the contamination of drinking water, lacing rural American’s wells with bacteria and nitrates.
Pipeline explosions are scary and can be deadly; but ample insurance capacity is available.
A major U.S. appointment for Hiscox and an EVP appointment head this week’s list of people on the move.
For industrial sites with CAT exposures, the environmental market is no longer soft terrain. Toxic release after storms is proving to cost companies millions.
Toby Smith of Ironshore Environmental explains how the market should react to this emerging contaminant, and why it’s important to stay disciplined.
Mother Nature keeps throwing catastrophic storms at us, yet we continue to push through our days without taking the time to hear what she’s saying to us.
PFAS have lingered in the water for decades, but regulators are just now realizing their potentially dire effects on human health. Litigators aren’t waiting to hold manufacturers responsible.
More states are requiring schools to test drinking water for lead. Doing so puts them on the hook for costly remediation and opens them up to liability exposure.
From choosing the right filter to developing a communication plan, there are ways schools can mitigate health and liability risks.