November 22, 2017
The results of our independent air pollution monitoring are in, and the situation is just getting worse while the government plans even more coal power.
November 20, 2017
For the third time, Serbia has announced that construction will start at Kostolac B3, in spite of problems at the project persisting since the start of the permitting process.
November 20, 2017
In its new draft mining strategy, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development demonstrates that it is still ready to finance coal mining.
October 31, 2017
The 18th meeting of the Green Climate Fund in the beginning of October confirmed again that big institutions are getting the biggest share of finances. This time it was the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development who left its mark.
October 18, 2017
The government is heading downhill in the Kresna Gorge with an EU funded motorway project. The European Commission watches the tragedy unfold and overlooks persisting procedural and legal flaws.
October 13, 2017
The Bulgarian government has yesterday evening announced it will construct an international motorway partially through EU protected wildlife haven Kresna Gorge, threatening tragedy for one of Europe’s most biodiverse nature sites.
[Campaign update] EBRD confirms negative impacts of Albanian hydropower plants on people and the environment
September 20, 2017
Recent hydropower projects in Albania exemplify the need for more climate-resilient energy sources than water. After a summer marked by drought, also the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development found flaws in the projects in helped finance.
September 12, 2017
This briefing outlines and summarises key issues of concern for civil society organisations in relation to a potential loan by the EIB for the Trans-Anatolian gas Pipeline (TANAP) which is part of the Southern Gas Corridor.
August 17, 2017
New EU rules entering into force today, to limit pollution from power plants, will also apply in most Western Balkan countries. But the region’s governments are so far acting like they don’t exist.
Guest post: A win for citizen activism after UNESCO asks Macedonia to stop all construction projects on Lake Ohrid
June 27, 2017
After a field visit to the Lake Ohrid in Macedonia, the UNESCO requested the Macedonian government to halt construction projects in the area, one of which is supported by the European Bank For Reconstruction and Development.