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While the number of wildfires in the U.S. have fallen off the last 10 years, the size, scale, and predictability of the disasters have become more widespread, making it tougher for insurance companies to model potential losses. Experts say humans cause 85% of U.S. wildfires. How are other things like climate change, land use, invasive species, and past fire suppression policies contributing to the problem today?

– Joe Toppe, managing editor

Analysis

Regulation, mitigation demands in an evolving wildfire world

By Jenise Klein

Wildfires can be natural occurrences, but their behavior, timing, location and conditions are becoming more unusual. Read More

News

Disaster-struck cities fight for aid as FEMA funding runs low

By Shruti Date Singh

Already this year, the U.S. has been hit by 15 weather and climate disasters costing at least $1 billion. Read More

News

Early Hurricane Beryl loss estimates top $2.7 billion in U.S.

By PC360 Staff Writer

Karen Clark & Co. ballpark insured losses at $90M in Mexico and $510M in the Caribbean for the Cat 5 hurricane. Read More

News

Cyber risk overshadows 2024 M&A activity

By Joe Toppe

Intensifying cyber threats drive interest in transactional risk insurance as a dealmaking condition. Read More

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