• Half of independent Berkshire Hathaway shareholders back climate vote

    06 May 2022
  • Leading academics outline climate-friendly Covid-19 recovery proposals

    06 May 2020

    The international economic recovery following the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic could deliver better economic and environmental results through climate-friendly policies, research by a group of economists argues.

  • Comment: Could Warren Buffett be wrong?

    24 September 2018

    Peter Cripps asks whether the great Warren Buffett could have been wrong when he said insurers don't need to worry about climate change.

  • Berkshire's 'huge appetite' for wind and solar assets

    08 May 2017

    Berkshire Hathaway, the holding company of about 70 re/insurance companies globally, has a "huge appetite" for solar and wind power projects, according to chief executive Warren Buffett.

  • Green Bond market hits $200bn

    17 February 2017

    The green bond market has raised more than $200 billion, according to data from Environmental Finance's Green Bond Database.

  • Green bond comment January: Vive la France

    01 February 2017

    The green bond market has made a strong start to 2017, with some $10.5 billion of issues having settled in January. This compares with $7.8 billion in January the previous year, according to figures from Environmental Finance's green bond database.

  • Insuring in a changing climate

    10 October 2016

    A year after the PRA's landmark report into the insurance sector and climate change, Environmental Finance looks at how the industry is responding.

  • EF BRIEFS: Moringa, MidAmerican Energy, JLEN

    31 August 2016

    Moringa, a European agro-forestry fund, has bought an equity stake in TexBel, a Belizean company specialising in the production of coconut water and citrus fruits.

  • Climate change is an opportunity for insurers, says Warren Buffett

    29 February 2016

    Insurers should welcome the opportunity for business growth provided by climate change, according to Warren Buffett, as he rejected calls for a resolution on climate disclosure.

  • BlackRock warns on stranded assets

    04 November 2015

    BlackRock has warned that companies with high-cost fossil fuel reserves are at risk of being devalued, adding that "climate change has arrived as an investment issue".