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Nearly $5trn of GDP at risk from catastrophe over next decade, warns new Lloyd’s City Risk Index

University of Cambridge research shows the economic output of 300 of the world's leading cities is threatened by man-made catastrophes

An aerial view of damage to Wakuya, Japan after the devastating earthquake and tsunami in 2011
'Catastronomics' predicts huge losses for 301 major cities

Environmental, technological, and economic catastrophes could cost the world trillions of dollars of economic output over the next decade, the latest edition of the Lloyd’s City Risk Index warns.

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