Alarming levels of air pollution in settlements in coal regions are choking Central and Eastern Europe
March 4, 2020
Bankwatch’s ongoing air pollution campaign added six more locations to its independent particulate matter monitoring to provide on-the-ground data from these major polluting locations.
October 7, 2019
Bankwatch and over 70 other civil society groups have written to President of the European Investment Bank Werner Hoyer, members of the bank’s board of directors as well as the incoming President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, and its
August 15, 2019
At home, Slovakia pays lip service to the climate issues, but abroad – it does not even bother pretending. As it continues to finance crude oil facilities in Cuba, its real climate ambitions are laid bare.
July 30, 2019
With under 5% of its lending currently going towards fossil fuel projects, can the EIB help battle climate change?Source: European Investment Bank proposes end to fossil fuel lending
July 29, 2019
The European Investment Bank’s board of directors will vote on halting lending for fossil fuel-based projects “by the end of 2020”. Source: EIB to consider freezing fossil fuel financing – Delano – Luxembourg in English
July 29, 2019
The European Commission’s July 2019 infringements package list  prominently features Romania. The country is called out for its industrial installations operating without an environment permit and “a systemic failure to monitor air pollution”.
July 27, 2019
Following a pledge by incoming Commission President Ursula von der Leyen to change its remit, the European Investment Bank has announced plans to end fossil fuel lending. But is it an attempt to avoid a systemic overhaul? Source: EU Lending Bank To End
July 27, 2019
LONDON: The European Investment Bank wants to stop funding new fossil fuel-reliant projects by the end of 2020, a draft of the EU lending arm’s new energy Source: European Investment Bank proposes end to fossil fuel lending | Business Recorder
July 26, 2019
Prague, Brussels – The European Investment Bank, the house bank of the EU, is proposing to end financing for all fossil fuels beyond 2020, becoming the first multilateral financial institution to make such a commitment in line with the Paris Agreement.
July 25, 2019
The Turkish state fund TMSF opened a new round of bidding for the troubled Adularya coal power plant only two weeks after a second unsuccessful attempt to sell the project. The move is unexpected because this third round preempts statements by the Czech Minister of Industry and Trade, which had said it planned a visit to Ankara to understand why the tender failed for the project that has been plagued by legal challenges.