Tag: world bank
World bank continues financing fossil fuels despite climate crisis￼
A new report finds that while the multilateral development bank tries to position itself as a climate leader, it still supports gas pipelines, refineries, and gas export terminals.
The World Bank’s deregulation guide goes down in flames—18 years too...
A pay for play data manipulation scandal spelled the end of the ideologically driven 'Doing Business' report.
As climate crisis rages, the world’s public banks gathered at first-ever...
"There is no excuse for the continued funding of billions of dollars in coal, gas, or oil projects. This must stop now."
World Bank ramps up investments to fight climate crisis
"Climate change is an existential threat to the world's poorest and most vulnerable. These new targets demonstrate how seriously we are taking this issue, investing and mobilizing $200 billion over five years to combat climate change."
World Bank to end financial support for oil and gas exploration
“It is hard to overstate the significance of this historic announcement by the World Bank.”
Even Chuck Schumer, New York senator who never finds a global trade deal too ugly to hug, fears that the Trans-Pacific Partnership would let corporations roll back laws at every level of government. Yes, the TPP is shameful, Chuck!