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Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass on Insurance Implications Related to Eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull Volcano

By Costantino Suriano, Hilary Henkind, Frank DeAngelis, Frank Montbach, and Marc Haas, Attorneys, Mound Cotton Wollan & Greengrass On March 20, 2010, after almost 200 years of silence, the Eyjafjallajokull volcano located in southern Iceland erupted. Although the March 20th eruption continued...

Passengers and Airlines Not Likely to Find Sympathetic Ears at Insurers

This article explains the liability faced by air carriers arising out of the closure of most of Europe’s airspace for six days in April 2010, the lack of insurance to cover that loss and the new products being considered to cover such eventualities in future. Europe is now reflecting on the...

Warming of the oceans in previous 2 decades - heat stored equal to 2 billion Hiroshima atomic bombs

Because water has a vastly larger capacity for heat storage than the atmosphere, eventually between 80 to 90 percent of the heat trapped by the greenhouse effects ends up being stored in the oceans. Thus, the trend in ocean temperatures is an excellent indicator of long-term trends in global GHG effects...