European Investment Bank proposes end to fossil fuel lending
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
EIB to consider freezing fossil fuel financing – Delano – Luxembourg in English
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
EU Lending Bank To End All Fossil Fuel Financing By 2020
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
European Investment Bank proposes end to fossil fuel lending | Business Recorder
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
Ana Colovic Lesoska: environmental campaigner from North Macedonia – Geographical Magazine
July 16, 2019
Ana led a seven year campaign to cut off funding for two hydropower plants inside Mavrovo National Park in North Macedonia protecting the habitat of the lynx Source: Ana Colovic Lesoska: environmental campaigner from North Macedonia – Geographical Maga
Goldman winner to development banks: drop billion dollar Nenskra dam in Georgia
April 29, 2019
The 2019 winner of the Goldman Environmental Prize from Europe Ana Colovic Lesoska has today called on development banks – the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the European Investment Bank (EIB), the Asian Development Bank and (ADB) the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) – to drop their funding for the Nenskra hydropower project planned in Georgia’s Caucasus mountains.
In Latvia, people-led building restoration receives the largest-ever EU funding of its kind
July 19, 2018
A grant from the state-owned development financial institution ALTUM for multi-apartment residential building renovations in Salaspils, Latvia, is a success story about active residents and the support of their local municipality, which sets an important precedent for public mobilisation and participation.
Guest post: A win for citizen activism after UNESCO asks Macedonia to stop all construction projects on Lake Ohrid
June 27, 2017
After a field visit to the Lake Ohrid in Macedonia, the UNESCO requested the Macedonian government to halt construction projects in the area, one of which is supported by the European Bank For Reconstruction and Development.
Croatia to drop controversial coal plant project, confirms minister
June 14, 2016
The Croatian Minister for Economy, Tomislav Panenić, yesterday confirmed that the 500 MW Plomin C coal plant project has been stopped.
Turceni coal unit in Romania shut down after operating illegally
February 4, 2016
The shut down of a coal-fired power plant unit is another great success for the climate and for clean air in Romania. Many more units may have to follow according to legislation on pollution limits.