Oct 29, 2012 The power grid is too large, too dependent on distant electricity supplies and not smart enough to pass the hurricane test. The result: long power outages. Upgrading to a more reliable grid will cost billions and take decades.
Oct 29, 2012 Weather derivatives allow companies to hedge against catastrophic losses.
Oct 29, 2012 Overnight, New York City's financial authorities decided to close the markets today as Hurricane Sandy moves in -- the first time since 1985 that a weather event has shut down trading.
Oct 29, 2012 Businesses in the path of Hurricane Sandy are preparing for anything but business-as-usual -- for some shops storms are good for business.
Oct 29, 2012 Hurricane Sandy is expected to cause widespread power outages in the Northeast, where utility companies and other businesses are still recovering from the last big storm.
Oct 29, 2012 Crowd sourcing weather reports, drone swarms with sensors, and making broadband ten times as fast with the use of algebra.
Oct 29, 2012 New York City is preparing for Hurricane Sandy by shutting down the city's public transportation. Financial markets will also be closed today.
Oct 26, 2012 Utilities spent billions a year ago repairing lines and equipment damaged by storms Irene and Alfred -- and were roundly criticizing for leaving many people without power for days. They're intent on being prepared for Sandy.
Oct 26, 2012 Voters in the Windy City to decide whether City Hall can negotiate for cheaper electricity rates.
Sep 5, 2012 If you live in a state that suffers from severe weather, finding good homeowners insurance is getting more difficult as weather patterns grow more extreme. So what do you do if the insurance company drops you?