"Blackouts can leave even the most conscientious risk managers in the dark. With this problem in mind, HSB and AER are partnering to provide a new service that will help risk managers prepare for blackouts."
" “The alliance enables a significant advance in this area and will be a great benefit to the thousands of organizations and tens of millions of people affected every year by blackouts,” said AER president and CEO Ron Isaacs." -Boston Business Journal
The Munich Re unit has partnered with Atmospheric and Environmental Research to develop a technology that insurers and clients can use to assess blackout risk.
"...his (Seasonal Forecast Team leader, Dr. Judah Cohen) outlooks for North America and Northern Hemisphere overall were strikingly accurate – putting other seasonal forecasts to shame." - Jason Samenow, Washington Post, Capital Weather Gang
Article Title: Verisk Announces New Hail Damage Score for Underwriters
"By identifying just 100 properties with preexisting damage, we estimate LOCATION Hail Damage Score can help individual carriers avoid as much as $1 million in claims payments for damage occurring before the policy term." - said Neil Spector, president of Verisk Underwriting.
Climate Change Business Journal awarded AER for innovations in forecasting solar and wind energy resources.
Video Title: Global Observations to Continue with New NASA Satellite
Article Title: Predicting Storm Surges and Coastal Property Values
Article Title: Stratospheric Phenomenon Is Bringing Frigid Cold to U.S
Article Title: Kyle Beatty, Vice President of the Business Solutions Division, Atmospheric and Environmental Research
Article Title: Biting cold brings spectre of Global Warming closer, farmers worried but wheat crop safe
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