• ESG in Fixed Income Europe 2020 conference round up

    16 November 2020

    Environmental Finance's ESG in Fixed Income Europe 2020 virtual conference ended after two days of panels, speed networking sessions, and discussion groups.

  • PG&E gets approval for $11bn wildfire insurer settlement

    23 June 2020

    Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), the failed utility company held responsible for the 2018 Camp wildfire in California, has received court approval to enter into a $11 billion settlement with insurers.

  • Green bonds California 2019

    06 November 2019

    The conference discussed a range of themes, including the California wildfires and what is the point of a label. Peter Cripps reports

  • California wildfires: utilities get to grips with burning issue

    29 October 2019

    As wildfires continue to rage in California, utilities can take action that will stop them being part of the problem. Peter Cripps reports

  • No oil & gas company aligned with 2°C pathway, says TPI

    18 September 2019

    None of the 50 largest oil and gas companies have aligned their emission intensity with a pathway that would keep global warming to 2°C, as called for in the Paris Agreement on climate change, according to the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI).

  • Cat bond market tested by natural disasters

    06 September 2019

    The growth of the catastrophe (cat) bond market has slowed, after being tested by a spate of cyclones and wildfires.

  • WCI Carbon Market Update, 3 September 2019

    03 September 2019

    The latest auction of California Carbon Allowances cleared slightly higher than expected and $17 looks like a strong support level, says Nicolas Girod*.

  • WCI carbon market update, 23 April 2019

    23 April 2019

    Last week, the price rally in California Carbon Allowances (CCAs) continued for the fifth consecutive week. Front month prices rose by $0.15 to $16.81 (+0.90%), and the price of December 2019 allowances increased by $0.11 ending at $17.43 (+0.64%). In CAD, CCA* V19 front month increased by CAD0.29 closing at CAD22.50 (+1.31%), and Dec-19 increased by CAD0.23 closing at CAD23.32 (+1.00%). The volume of CCAs traded fell from 29,401kt to 8,595kt, and the CCA total open interest increased by 2Mt to 162.6Mt.