Category: Wildfire

NAIC: 8 ways to reduce the risk of climate-change losses

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC)¬†reports that three out of four homeowners are at risk of becoming the victims of a severe weather event, but more than half of homeowners fail…

Learning to live with fire: Takeaways from UN’s wildfire report

The number of wildfires is projected to increase up to 14% worldwide by the end of this decade and continue to grow steadily over subsequent decades; up to 30% by 2050 and…

PG&E Equipment Blamed for Dixie Fire

The Pacific Gas and Electric utility company is to blame for the Dixie Fire, which ravaged swaths of Northern California last summer, after a tree fell on electrical distribution lines that it…