Environmental risk

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Nitrogen boost decreases fire risk says new research

2018-01-29T06:52:00+00:00

Oxygen reduction systems (ORS) stream nitrogen into the spaces, lowering the oxygen level to reduce fire risk, according to the research from commercial and industrial property insurer, FM Global

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Environment, cyber biggest flash points - WEF risk report

2018-01-19T01:31:00+00:00

The risks around us are evolving faster than our reactions, the World Economic Forum warns

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Economic losses from disasters plunge in 2017

2017-08-20T23:49:00+01:00By Trevor Treharne

Losses down to just US$44 billion in the first half of 2017, with US$23 billion worth covered by insurance

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Energy crisis fuels economic uncertainty

2017-08-17T01:14:00+01:00

The Australian energy market is going through a period of unprecedented technological change and there could be dire economic consequences in the pipeline

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Climate change is affecting the world, and Asia is feeling it more than most

2017-04-24T02:24:00+01:00

As the World Economic Forum places extreme weather events at the top of its ‘most likely’ risk list, how can Asian businesses protect themselves?

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Just how serious is water risk?

2017-04-17T00:17:00+01:00

As if the threat of flooding weren’t bad enough, scientists warn that droughts may become more commonplace too

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Special report: Renewable energy Asia

2016-11-15T10:47:00+00:00

Rapid growth puts Asia at the forefront of the renewable energy market