News tagged with risk management

Keeping California's natural gas system safe

The massive natural gas leak at Aliso Canyon shined a light on California's aging natural gas infrastructure. And five years of extreme drought also exacted its toll on transmission pipelines. Now the Department of Energy's ...

dateJun 19, 2017 in Environment
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Harnessing nature to manage rising flood risk

Worldwide, flood risk will continue to rise as cities grow larger and rainstorms become more intense, making conventional engineering insufficient as the sole approach to flood management.  "Natural and Nature-Based Flood ...

dateMay 25, 2017 in Environment
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Waterworld—can we learn to live with flooding?

Flash floods, burst riverbanks, overflowing drains, contaminants leaching into waterways: some of the disruptive, damaging and hazardous consequences of having too much rain. But can cities be designed and adapted to live ...

dateJan 05, 2017 in Environment
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Heterogeneous news flow on volatility

According to a new study from the University of Vaasa, it is possible to apply different statistical methods and information content of time series observations to estimate volatility. The results have importance, for example, ...

dateDec 13, 2016 in Economics & Business
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