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→  October 30, 2012

At least 39 people have been killed in the US and Canada as a result of Superstorm Sandy, according to reports. Most of the victims were killed by falling trees as the powerful storm cut power to more than 8.2 million people across the East Coast. The storm lashed the east coast overnight, leading President […]

→  October 29, 2012

HMS Bounty has sunk near the eye of Hurricane Sandy, the US Coast Guard has confirmed. Fourteen crew members have been rescued from the replica tall ship – but two are still missing. The vessel has now disappeared from view, apart from the top of the mast. The captain ordered his crew to abandon the […]

→  October 18, 2012

Most of the world’s largest corporations do not have a long-term strategy in place to address water risk, according to KPMG. This article is only available to paying subscribers to Environmental Finance. Existing subscribers, click here to log in. To take a free one-month trial to www.environmental-finance.com, and to receive a copy of the monthly […]

→  September 26, 2012

Parts of Britain are being warned they are still at risk of more flooding as further rain is forecast after homes, roads and rail networks are hit by the most intense September storm for decades. Clean-up operations are under way and the number of flood warnings issued by the Environment Agency (EA) has been falling […]