July 3, 2019
Completion of the TANAP pipeline brings completion of the Southern Gas Corridor that will diversify Europe’s gas supplies away from Russia closer to reality — at a time when Russia is building its own new pipeline infrastructure. Source: bne IntelliNew
The EU’s bank downplayed climate risk in granting record loans to Europe’s largest fossil fuel project
February 7, 2019
Brussels – In a complaint lodged today with the European Investment Bank (EIB), civil society groups protest that the bank systematically underestimated the climate footprint of a fossil fuel mega project, the Southern Gas Corridor, which helped justify providing it with major financial support using EU public money.
February 4, 2019
In a complaint lodged today with the European Investment Bank (EIB), civil society groups protest that the bank systematically underestimated the climate footprint of a fossil fuel mega project, the Southern Gas Corridor, which helped justify providing
December 11, 2018
Ganz Europa will diese Pipeline. Wirklich ganz Europa? Wie 70 griechische Bauern gegen die Energiepolitik der EU rebellieren. Source: Proteste gegen Transadriatische Pipeline: Griechische Bauern gegen Erdgas
As human rights declaration turns 70, development banks have a ways to go to respect and protect rights defenders
December 10, 2018
Today 10 December marks the seventieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. To coincide with this milestone, Bankwatch together with more than 200 organisations globally has called on international financiers  to ensure that these institutions support the realisation of human rights, avoid causing or contributing to rights abuses, promote an enabling environment for public participation, and safeguard rights defenders.
November 29, 2018
Despite the global epiphany that climate genocide is only 12 years away, a controversial gas pipeline is set to go ahead, writes BEN COWLES Source: What do Blair and the Italian far right have in common? A commitment to destroying the environment
November 20, 2018
Greske bønder i Kavala frykter at nye energirørledninger som skal gjøre Europa mer uavhengig av russisk gass, vil ødelegge hele regionen. Source: Kjemper mot rørledninger
July 13, 2018
The World Bank Group has issued a guarantee for a US$1.1bn syndicated loan for the huge Trans-Antolian Natural Gas Pipeline (Tanap), which is to transport gas from Azerbaijan to Europe. Source: Funding flows into Eurasian gas pipelines
July 5, 2018
For more than a year protesters have sought to stop work on a European-financed natural gas line coming all the way from Azerbaijan and the Caspian Sea to the land of olive trees and beaches in sou… Source: Gas Line to Europe Raises Questions of Corrup
July 4, 2018
Brussels, London, Rome, Prague – Today the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has approved a loan of EUR 500 million for the multi-billion euro Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) , in spite of the project failing to conform to the bank’s own policies and the fervent local resistance following the 878-kilometre pipeline where it crosses land in Greece and Albania before arriving onshore in Italy.