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Time to See the World Bank Group Walk the Talk on Climate

Guest post by Nezir Sinani, Climate Change Consultant at Bank Information Center The World Bank has not yet addressed climate issues systematically. Most notably, its Safeguard Policy framework does not require climate change risk assessments for Bank projects with climate-related impacts. This gap in policy has allowed the World Bank to continue financing projects with serious... (More...)
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Will climate denialism help Russian economy?

Facing an economic crisis, Russian authorities are giving unprecedented tax subsidies to the fossil fuel industry that lead to new drilling in the Arctic and East Siberia. Will ‘climate denialism’ benefit the Russian economy? The recent call by the Russian Deputy Prime-Minister Siluanov to “tighten belts” has convinced even optimists that something is deeply wrong... (More...)
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No permit, no pipeline.

Friends, Last weekend TransCanada’s permit for Keystone XL in South Dakota expired. They now no longer have a permit to build in 2 states — Nebraska, and South Dakota.  The South Dakota permit was issued way back in 2010 when Keystone XL was supposedly a done deal, and 4 years was thought to be plenty... (More...)
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Amazing news from Australia: Leard State Forest destruction halted!

Remarkable news from Australia! Today Whitehaven Coal has been forced to halt clearing of the Leard State Forest – where it plans to develop its gigantic Maules Creek coal mine. Share the great news on Facebook here.  Maules Creek Community Council, represented by the Environmental Defenders Office of New South Wales (NSW), sought an interim injunction... (More...)
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Switch off Tata Mundra

The World Bank refuses to recognize its own policy violations and the serious impacts of financing a deadly coal plant in Mundra, India. Let’s put pressure on World Bank’s president, Dr. Jim Kim, and make them stop ignoring the facts.

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Stop Europe's biggest new climate wrecker

Investors are putting big money into Elektrownia Północ, the largest coal plant planned in Europe. Tell them to abandon this dirty project!

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Société Genérale: kick your coal habit

With  banks publicly stating they will reduce their investments in coal, it is now time for private banks such as Société Générale to make this pledge as well.

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Ban Divestment? No way.

Coal companies in Australia are pushing the government to make our fossil fuel divestment campaign illegal. We need your help to push back!

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Years of Living Dangerously

We’re getting together to watch the first episode of “Years of Living Dangerously” -the first chapter of an epic 9-part series that connects the dots on climate change.

 

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Save Palawan's Pristine Environment

New coal plants in the face of Typhoon Haiyan and climate change are unacceptable — help us protect Palawan, the last frontier in the Philippines.

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Summer Heat Australia

As the temperature rises, so do we. This summer, we will take on the fossil fuel industry. From where fossil fuels leave the ground, to the halls of power, to the communities feeling the impacts of climate change, join in and stand up for our future.

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Rampal plant in Bangladesh

Join the struggle to stop Rampal coal plant — a massive dirty project that could create devastating and irreversible impacts on the beautiful forests of  the Sundarbans.

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Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline

We’re joining with organizations and communities throughout North America in a united campaign to stop the Keystone XL pipeline — the fuse to the largest carbon bomb on the planet.

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Fossil Free

The Fossil Free campaign is building a global movement to divest from fossil fuels. If it’s wrong to wreck the climate, it’s wrong to profit from that wreckage.

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