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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.

Inter Press Service | March 27, 2013

A 300 million euro loan to improve nuclear safety in the Ukraine has been attacked by environmental groups who say it will instead be used to keep ageing reactors working well beyond their planned lifespans – increasing the risks of a nuclear accident – while doing nothing to address serious issues with the country’s energy intensity.

RTCC | March 26, 2013

Poland’s government stands accused of considering new legislation to limit the influence of campaign groups opposed to its plans to frack for shale gas.

Mad Mongolia | March 12, 2013

Despite the refusal by the Mongolian government on supporting Oyu Tolgoi Phase-II project finance process, World Bank’s “legally separate” IFC board has approved the loan of USD200-300 million. It proved that Rio Tinto is more convincing than the Mongolian government on how would the future events will unfold.