Growth and diversity of weather trading market highlighted at WRMA conference

The weather risk market demonstrated its diversity and growth at the recent Weather Risk Management Association (WRMA) 12th Annual European Meeting in Dusseldorf, Germany. Over ninety weather risk professionals from six continents and seventeen countries attended, demonstrating continuing global interest in weather risk hedging and making it the most diverse read the full article →

Weather & climate risk management strategies to be discussed at WRMA’s 12th Annual European Meeting

The weather risk management market is maturing as the methods used to hedge and trade the weather evolve into tools which address new types of risk and attempt to mitigate the effects of a changing climate. The Weather Risk Management Association (WRMA) has been at the core of the market read the full article →

Weather derivatives market grew by 20% in 2010-2011, says WRMA

The weather derivatives market while not receiving a huge amount of press in the last year, has been quietly growing in size as end users of weather derivatives and associated weather risk management tools increase in number and diversity. The Weather Risk Management Association has announced the results of their read the full article →

Volcanoes, historical weather events and EU proposed regulation discussed at WRMA’s 11th European Meeting

KRAKOW, POLAND (17 September 2010) --Attendees at the Weather Risk Management Association's (WRMA) 11th European Meeting gained insight into the impact of volcanoes on weather patterns, the new EU proposed derivatives legislation, and how weather extremes affect risk. The meeting was held 15-17 September 2010 at the Sheraton Krakow Hotel read the full article →