May 5, 2020
Additional investment in gas infrastructure, even when it is only for diversification of supply sources, is more likely to serve as a direction from investments in renewable energy, energy savings and solutions such as heat pumps rather than supporting
March 18, 2020
Guerra diplomatica tra potenze mondiali. Interessi contrapposti di colossi energetici. Geopolitica e affari. Promesse elettorali e proteste della popolazione. Nei 15 anni trascorsi dalla sua ideazione, il Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) – il gasdotto che
November 14, 2019
Brussels, Prague — Bankwatch, Counter Balance and a growing number of civil society groups have long been calling on the European Investment Bank (EIB), the EU’s house bank, to recognise the urgency of stemming the climate crisis and stop handing out public money to fossil fuel projects. Today, November 14, the bank’s Board of Directors adopted a new Energy Lending Policy that ends financing for most fossil fuels projects.
October 17, 2019
At a time when public calls for tackling the causes of the climate crisis are growing, Romania’s gas industry has been expanding, courtesy of the Parliament and international financial institutions.
October 17, 2019
At a time when public calls for tackling the causes of the climate crisis are growing, Romania’s gas industry has been expanding, courtesy of the Parliament and international financial institutions.This report, by Bankwatch Romania, finds that much of
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
March 27, 2019
As the European Investment Bank (EIB) is nowadays preparing a new Energy Lending Policy to guide its investment in energy projects, it seems the world’s largest public lender is not willing to acknowledge its contribution to climate change, the biggest crisis currently facing humanity.
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 18, 2018
In the middle of last week, negotiators in this year’s UN climate summit in Katowice, Poland, were scrambling to agree on guidelines for the Paris Agreement that would ensure global warming is capped at no more than 2 degrees. At the same time, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), one of the world’s key development banks, adopted a new energy lending strategy that ends its support for coal but keeps the door wide open for gas. Ioana Ciuta of CEE Bankwatch Network takes a closer look.
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