Insuring the end of the world

There’s an insurance angle to everything… even the end of the world. In November, I was lucky enough to wangle a press trip to Geneva to visit the Large Hadron Collider or, if you prefer, the “doomsday machine”. So if it does cause a black hole that sucks in the planet, what kind of insurance cover do they have for that?

Author: Katie Puckett

I'm a journalist who has been writing, editing and subbing business magazines for nearly 20 years. I write regularly on all aspects of the built environment – architecture, engineering, construction, property, investment, housing, planning, economics, sustainability, climate change adaptation, technology, insurance – and I’m always up for getting to grips with new topics. I’m also co-founder of Wordmule, a company that creates bespoke editorial and marketing content about buildings and cities.