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SETimes | May 14, 2013

The Kolubara mining basin covers 600 square kilometres, producing 30 million tonnes of lignite and more than 50 percent of Serbia's electricity annually. While government and international investors claim Kolubara is crucial to Serbia's energy security, critics said expansion has come at heavy social and environmental cost.

Daily News Egypt | May 13, 2013

Economic and environmental concerns surrounding EBRD’s plans for SEMED region conveyed by regional groups

RTCC | May 13, 2013

Europe: The head of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has defended its coal investments and warned that low carbon ideology should not steer decisions on which energy projects it backs.

Guardian | May 13, 2013

EBRD chief Riccardo Puliti warns Europe not to be hasty in adopting 'ideological' policy on carbon intensity funding

Emerging Markets | May 13, 2013

EBRD's energy chief unveils key strands of its imminent new strategy and defends the bank against accusations of an obsession with fossil fuels

Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso | May 7, 2013

La Bosnia Erzegovina è uno dei paesi europei più ricchi di risorse idriche. Il progetto di costruire una serie di centrali idroelettriche, in modo particolare nella Republika Srpska, rischia però di comprometterne il delicato equilibrio ambientale.

Guardian | April 25, 2013

Development bank continues to fund coal projects as Serbia proves another frontline in battle between energy and environment

Recycling Portal | April 18, 2013

A new study of CEE bankwatcch networks offers evidence and guidelines for the development of sustainable Operational Programmes in EU Member States in the waste management sector.

Le Monde | April 15, 2013

Il est prématuré d'écrire l'épilogue, mais une page victorieuse a été tournée cette semaine à Notre-Dame-des-Landes.

Energetika | March 27, 2013

Yesterday, 20 March, Focus Slovenia, CEE Bankwatch Network and 96 other NGOs sent a letter to the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), calling on them to never commit to such a misguided loan as they had with Slovenian lignite plant Šoštanj 6.