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Analytics is Integral to Resilience and Sustainability

Analytics is Integral to Resilience and Sustainability

(Photo credit: David Baron, Flickr Creative Commons) As the United States looks toward the next four years of presidential decision-making and economic policy, the federal capital has played host to the ongoing discussion on finding solutions to both social and economic resilience and sustainability for the future. It was heartening to learn, in attending severalRead more

Opening Pandora’s box: Using city-scale risk models to quantify the global cost of catastrophes, and the value of resilience

Opening Pandora’s box: Using city-scale risk models to quantify the global cost of catastrophes, and the value of resilience

In the Cambridge Centre for Risk Studies we have developed a framework to quantify the potential damage from a Pandora’s box of all ills – a comprehensive taxonomy of catastrophes. The methodology and outputs speak directly to the value of investing in resilience. The analysis has been made possible by novel ‘Catastronomics’ techniques to analyseRead more