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Most recent Canadian, U.S. actuarial index values reflect continued high frequencies of extreme weather events

March 7, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Organizations representing the actuarial profession in Canada and the United States have reported an Actuaries Climate Index (ACI) value for the summer of 2016 of 1.72, the third-highest seasonal level recorded. On Tuesday, the four organizations representing actuaries in the

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Actuaries Climate Index launched to measure changes in extreme weather events and sea level in Canada, continental U.S.

November 30, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Organizations representing the actuarial profession in Canada and the United States have launched the Actuaries Climate Index (ACI), a quarterly measure of changes in extreme weather events and sea levels. The ACI, available online at ActuariesClimateIndex.org, is an educational tool

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AIR Worldwide expands global pandemic model

July 25, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Boston-based catastrophe risk modelling firm AIR Worldwide announced on Monday that it has expanded its global pandemic model to include outbreaks of six additional diseases. The model now explicitly accounts for nine pathogens, including bacterial and viral diseases, in addition