New Insurance Industry Research Explains Changing Severe Weather Frequency in the United States and Canada

Publish Date: 
December 3, 2014
Article Source: 
Verisk Climate press release

Verisk Climate Emerging Risk research program creates new data sets and assesses causal factors in severe weather patterns.

Verisk Climate announced today that its scientists presented new research that quantifies the changing behavior of severe thunderstorms in North America. The research team from Verisk Climate and its Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER) division developed a new view of severe weather that systematically analyzes and explains changes in the patterns of severe wind, hail, and tornado perils in recent decades.

Read the press release including research results commentary by Jason Furtado, Ph.D., staff scientist at AER.