Flooded with new exposure
This article was first published in the Canadian Underwriter Dec 2019 Magazine where Canadian Underwriter interviewed Laura Twidle, Managing…READ MORE
Climate change and extreme weather
Increasingly, the climate change debate is part of the dialogue surrounding catastrophic weather events, including floods, fires and severe weather impacting…READ MORE
Future hail and severe weather ...
Three model pairings (HadCM3-MM5; HadCM3-HRM3 and CCSM3-MM5) from the North American Regional Climate Change Assessment…READ MORE
Fighting Historic Wildfires Ami...
Shortly after my book “Firestorm, How Wildfire Will Shape Our Future” was published in late 2017, I received a flurry of invitations to speak about…READ MORE
BRAVERY ALONE WON’T KEEP WILD...
Wildfires are viewed as ‘natural disasters’, and there is a widespread view that “nothing can be done about natural disasters” – they occur at the whim of Mother Nature. Really, though, a wildfire is a natural hazard, the disaster comes when the hazard exploits manmade vulnerabilities.READ MORE
HAIL CLIMATOLOGY FOR CANADA: AN...
National hail climatologies (i.e. the number of hail days per year in Canada) serve as a foundation for hail risk analyses.READ MORE