• Environmental group targets UK insurers over climate risk management

    06 August 2018

    Three major UK insurers have been accused of failing to take into account climate risks in their business models by environmental pressure group ClientEarth.

  • Costliest natcat year ever for US

    10 January 2018

    Led by hurricane damage, 2017 topped the bill of 2005

  • Shareholders are increasingly using their muscle on deforestation

    03 August 2017

    Most shareholder resolutions on deforestation led to some form of commitment from the company to address the problem, research has found.

  • Scientists predict above-average hurricane season

    31 May 2017

    There is a 45% chance that this summer will see more Atlantic hurricanes than usual and only a 20% chance of there being fewer, according to US storm analysts.

  • Butendiek wind farm closes €950m refinancing deal

    10 March 2017

    The owners of the 288MW Butendiek offshore wind farm have agreed a refinancing package for the project, involving more than €950 million ($1 billion) of senior debt.

  • EF BRIEFS: Senvion, SunEdison, EDF, Renovagen, NTR, Aquila Capital

    07 March 2016

    German-based wind turbine manufacturer Senvion plans to raise up to €703 million ($770 million) in a private placement ahead of its initial public offering.

  • Getting real about carbon capture

    22 June 2015

    Carbon capture and storage has a vital role to play in European efforts to combat climate change, says Chris Davies MEP. But the technology needs urgent political and financial support.