Natural Catastrophe

Sep, 2021

TransReflections: Plastic & MicroplasticOpens in a new window

Can a great invention become a major (environmental) problem?
Jun, 2021

TransReflections: Atlantic Hurricane Outlook June 2021Opens in a new window

According to TransRe's Global Catastrophe Research and Reporting team, current climate indicators suggest that 2021 is expected to be an above-normal season for Atlantic hurricane.
Jun, 2021

TransReflections: Pacific Tropical Cyclone Outlook June 2021Opens in a new window

TransRe's Global Catastrophe Research and Reporting team provides an outlook for tropical cyclone activities and impact of La Niña (current projection for the season).
Jun, 2021

TransReflections: US Wildfire Outlook June 2021Opens in a new window

TransRe’s Global Catastrophe Research and Reporting team anticipates 2021's US wildfire season to be similar to 2018 due to extremely sparse rainy season and higher than average temperature.
Mar, 2020

TransReView: California WildfiresOpens in a new window

California Wildfires: A Demographic Time Bomb That Has Exploded
Dec, 2018

TransReView: ENSO Impact On A Global ScaleOpens in a new window

El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is one of the large-scale climate systems that influence weather extremes globally. Here, we summarize known historical impacts to key peak catastrophe zones.
Aug, 2018

TransReflections: North Atlantic Hurricane Season UpdateOpens in a new window

Colorado State University (CSU) and Tropical Storm Risk (TSR) are predicting the 2018 season to be a below normal season due to unfavorable conditions for cyclogenesis in the Atlantic.
Aug, 2017

TransReView: US Private Market Residential Flood InsuranceOpens in a new window

Extract of IRUA Journal of Reinsurance paper on future developments in the private residential flood market.
Mar, 2017

Fire Following Terrorism – A Suggested Approach To Estimating Loss PotentialOpens in a new window

Since 14 U.S. states require that standard commercial fire policies include fire following an act of terrorism, even if terrorism itself is excluded, insurers need a methodology to estimate their potential losses. This paper summarizes one such approach.
Dec, 2015

Catastrophe Model Implementation Uncertainty – China Typhoon Case StudyOpens in a new window

The importance of exposure data accuracy/completeness and risk characteristics in developing accurate estimated losses.
Nov, 2015

When the Levee Breaks – Sacramento’s Earthquake/Flood PotentialOpens in a new window

The implications of Sacramento’s flood and earthquake exposure to the local population and the wider California economy.
Sep, 2014

China’s Natural Hazards – An IntroductionOpens in a new window

A summary of the science behind five major natural catastrophe exposures – typhoons, monsoons, winter storms, drought and earthquakes- and the implications for insurers.
May, 2014

European Extratropical Cyclones – Implications for Local InsurersOpens in a new window

The climatology and effects of Atlantic storms as they impact Europe, including extracts from an Accuweather study on climate signals and storm paths, and the implications for insurers.
Feb, 2014

Global Climate Influencer – Arctic OscillationOpens in a new window

A summary of the science behind this phenomenon, its impact on extreme weather conditions in the Northern Hemisphere, and the implications for insurers.


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