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Perspectives

Analysis and commentary on emerging risks from Verisk experts

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Perspectives offers commentary and analyses from experts across multiple Verisk business units on a range of health and safety topics including civil unrest, COVID-19, the environment, oil, gas, and energy, among many others.

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Car Burning On Fire

A dangerous new era of civil unrest is dawning in the United States and around the world

Spurred by recessions, the pandemic and local political factors, civil unrest is roiling populations around the globe. The U.S. is no exception.

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Covid 19 Molecule

COVID-19’s long tail: Why we may be living with the effects of the disease for years to come

As deadly as the pandemic has been, its survivors may face life-altering complications and lingering effects from the novel coronavirus.

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Oil And Gas

How COVID-19 created new risks, and opportunities, for the oil and gas industry

Thought buying toilet paper was tough? COVID-19 played havoc with energy supply lines and created new risks in the process.

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Energy Sources

What does COVID-19 mean for energy transition risks?

Will the pandemic derail efforts to go green, or will it spur a renewed push for greater sustainability?

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Past Perspectives

Understanding risks is a journey, not a destination. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the world of emerging risk analysis where researchers seek to identify new risks and learn how old ones may evolve.

Featured topics in this report:

  • Climate change
  • Cybersecurity
  • 5G technology
  • Cannabis

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Risk never sleeps: new trends appear, new technologies develop, and new markets grow—sometimes changing the world suddenly, other times percolating near the surface for years without obvious impact. The question of how to best grapple with this constantly evolving landscape of risk continues to be one of the greatest challenges facing many risk managers and insurers today.

Featured topics in this report:

  • Environmental changes
  • Technological developments
  • Human health and society

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About Emerging Issues

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About Emerging Issues

The Emerging Issues team covers more than 40 emerging risks and trends to help insurers and risk management professionals better identify and understand the risk exposures of the future. Our research also informs product development at Verisk.

Visit the Emerging Issues website to access the latest research and analysis on the newest developments in emerging risk.

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