A climate model challenge

Insurance-linked securities (ILS) investors want to know more about how climate change impacts…


Shaking up workers’ compensation

Are (re)insurers sufficiently capitalized to withstand a major earthquake in a metropolitan area…


Like moths to the flame

Why is it that, in many different situations and perils, people appear to want to relocate toward…


Severe convective storms: A new peak peril?

Severe convective storms (SCS) have driven U.S. insured catastrophe losses in recent years with…


Ridgecrest: A wake-up call

Marleen Nyst and Nilesh Shome of RMS explore some of the lessons and implications from the recent…


A need for multi-gap analysis

The insurance protection gap is composed of emerging markets and high-risk and intangible……


The value of defense

Current flood defenses in the U.K. reduce annual losses from river flooding by £1.1 billion,…


The Flames Burn Higher

With California experiencing two of the most devastating seasons on record in consecutive years,…


Living in a world of constant catastrophes

(Re)insurance companies are waking up to the reality that we are in a riskier world and the…


Clear link between flood losses and North Atlantic Oscillation

RMS research proves relationship between NAO and catastrophic flood events in Europe The…


In case you missed it

RMS sits at the intersection of technology, science and domain experience, giving us a unique…


Are we moving off the baseline?

How is climate change influencing natural perils and weather extremes, and what should reinsurance…


Making it clear

Pete Dailey of RMS explains why model transparency is critical to client confidence View of…


Assigning a Return Period to 2017

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria (HIM) tore through the Caribbean and U.S. in 2017, resulting in…


Where Tsunami Warnings Are Etched in Stone

As RMS releases its new Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Model, EXPOSURE looks back at the 2011 Tohoku…


Getting Wildfire Under Control

The extreme conditions of 2017 demonstrated the need for much greater data resolution on wildfire…


Brazil: Modeling the world’s future breadbasket

How a crop modeling collaboration with IRB Brasil Re could help bridge the protection gap and build…


Is Harvey a Super Cat?

RMS assesses the potential for Hurricane Harvey to elevate to “Super Cat” status as Houston and the…


The peril of ignoring the tail

Drawing on several new data sources and gaining a number of new insights from recent earthquakes on…


The lay of the land

China has made strong progress in developing agricultural insurance and aims to continually…