Bankwatch in the media

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.

Reuters | March 12, 2013

Europe's two biggest public banks agreed funding for a lignite-fired power plant in Slovenia, sparking criticism from pressure groups which have questioned the way the project was awarded and its pollution threat.

Dziennik Opinii | March 8, 2013

Zanim opowiem wam coś zabawnego o pewnym banku, najpierw kilka słów wyjaśnienia. Nazywam się Mike Bonanno i jestem Yes Manem.

Information.dk | February 21, 2013

Den Europæiske Investeringsbanks kapital vokser, men det samme gør kritikken af dens investeringer i kulkraft. De er i strid med EU’s klimamål, mener både ngo’er og politikere, der opfordrer banken til at stoppe sine kulinvesteringer og engagere sig mere i klimakampen
20. februar 2013