June 16, 2020
Like many other financial institutions, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has responded to the call to join the global effort to tackle the climate crisis. And yet, over the past decade, while growing its support for renewable energy, the bank has continued to hand out public money to the fossil fuels industry.
June 15, 2020
To modernise and green our cities, we need good governance first
April 2, 2020
The EIB-financed Ilovac hydropower plant was built on the river Kupa in north-west Croatia at around the same time as scientists established the existence of a new fish species there – Alburnus sava. Since the dam’s construction, the species has not been found at the site. Has Alburnus sava’s habitat been degraded for just 1.4 MW of installed power?
December 13, 2019
The EIB had already proclaimed itself the EU’s climate bank long before the vdLeyen EU Commission presented the idea of transforming a part of the Bank into Europe’s Climate Bank. It has been over a decade now since the EIB committed at least 25% of its finance to support the transition to a low-carbon and climate-resilient economy.
December 6, 2019
To fight climate change, the European Investment Bank, the world’s largest development bank, voted Thursday to stop funding fossil fuel projects despite opposition by some countries, most notably Germany.
November 20, 2019
La Banque européenne d’investissement (BEI) a décidé le 14 novembre de supprimer les soutiens financiers aux combustibles fossiles à partir de 2021.
November 18, 2019
The European Investment Bank’s (EIB) recent decision to phase out funding for fossil fuel projects could have far-reaching implications for energy companies and countries across the continent, a number of experts have warned.
November 18, 2019
Environmentalists applauded the European Investment Bank’s decision last week to phase out fossil fuel lending by the end of 2021. But to the average oil and gas company angling for a loan, the decision may not make much of a difference. In the fossil fuel financing game, the European Investment Bank (EIB) is a bit player.
November 16, 2019
Europa zaostrza kurs swojej polityki klimatycznej. Agresywne cięcia emisji gazów cieplarnianych mają wyznaczać światowe trendy, a pomóc mają w tym instytucje finansowe, przede wszystkim Europejski Bank Inwestycyjny. Ma on zakończyć finansowanie projektów związanych z paliwami kopalnymi, takimi jak ropa i węgiel, jedyną niewiadomą pozostaje gaz.
November 15, 2019
Skal ikke finansiere fossile energiprosjekter etter 2021. Den europeiske investeringsbanken kutter fossil energi