Investing in geothermal development as conflict prevention: Making the case for a Balkan just transition
November 28, 2023
There is an urgent need for climate action and finance to be conflict sensitive.
September 2, 2022
This briefing, based on CEE Bankwatch Network’s fact-finding missions to Galanta and Veľký Meder, Slovakia and Szeged, Veresegyház, Hódmezővásárhely, Hungary in January and May 2022, presents examples of existing geothermal district heating systems in central and eastern Europe. It also makes recommendations to policy makers and financial institutions interested in implementing such systems in other parts of the region.
December 4, 2020
Geothermal development in Kenya is widely welcomed as green, clean and good for the country. But behind the glowing publicity is a hidden story of forced relocation, human rights abuses, land loss, shattered lives, joblessness, deepening poverty, and serious negative impacts on the health of local people and their livestock.
November 6, 2019
The geothermal power plant Akiira 1 in Kenya’s Nakuru county is planned to be built nearby the place the village of Lorropil used to stand until last Sunday.