Serbia’s E-763: How China is constructing a high-speed road without a license

Highway E-763, which connects Belgrade and Montenegro, has been built with impressive speed outside the Serbian city of Cacak. But local communities complain of noise, pollution and devastated eco systems. The main contractor, Chinese state-owned company CCCC, is accused of excavating gravel for the road without obtaining the necessary permits.

Uprkos Xijevoj datoj riječi, Kina nije odustala od finansiranja termoelektrana na ugalj u Bosni i Hercegovini

Pišu: Wawa Wang i Nils Resare 30/11/2021 Mile Krstić očekuje novog komšiju. Svega nekoliko stotina metara dalje od njegove kuće, pripremljeno je zemljište za izgradnju nove termoelektrane u Ugljeviku, bloka III, koji će graditi kineske i poljsko-kineske firme. Krstićevu kuću odranije okružuje velika rudarska industrija u ovom gradu. TE Ugljevik blok I, koji slovi kao… Continue reading Uprkos Xijevoj datoj riječi, Kina nije odustala od finansiranja termoelektrana na ugalj u Bosni i Hercegovini

The Diplomat: Despite Xi’s Pledge, China Is Financing Coal Power Plants in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Despite a pledge to stop financing coal power abroad, overseas coal power plants financed by Chinese banks and state-owned enterprises are still moving forward – including in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Read the full story by Wawa Wang and Nils Resare in the Diplomat here.

Chinese coal power still in Bosnian pipeline

Mile Krstić is expecting a new neighbour: just a few hundred metres from his house, the ground has been prepared for the new coal-fired power station, Ugljevik III. His house is already surrounded by the city’s substantial coal industry: Ugljevik I, one of Europe’s most polluting coal fired station, are in front of it, and… Continue reading Chinese coal power still in Bosnian pipeline

Response: G20 ends public financing for international coal-fired power projects, we ask China to walk away from Western Balkan coal projects immediately.

G20 nations including China have agreed to ending public financing for international coal-fired power projects this year, following on from similar commitments by the G7 and the OECD. China, the world’s top financier for the construction of international coal-fired power projects, still currently has over 1.7 GW of planned coal-fired power plants and the 350 MW Kostolac B3 coal-fired power project under construction in the Western Balkan countries in Southeast Europe… Continue Reading

Syv internationale NGO’er dumper AIIB’s nye forslag til krav om sociale- og miljømæssige vurderinger

VedvarendeEnergi har sammen med seks andre internationale organisationer indsendt en kommentar til AIIB’s nye krav om sociale og miljømæssige vurderinger i forbindelse med investeringer i energiprojekter. Gennemsigtighed i projektprocessen er stadig et stort problem, især for udsatte grupper i samfundet. nvesteringsprojekter kan være problematiske – især hvis ikke påvirkede grupper har mulighed for at påvirke… Continue reading Syv internationale NGO’er dumper AIIB’s nye forslag til krav om sociale- og miljømæssige vurderinger

Le déficit de transparence de la Banque asiatique d’investissement pour les infrastructures

La fondation de la BAII, dont font partie les plus grandes économies européennes, a offert une victoire diplomatique à la Chine. Cette adhésion est justifiée pour qu’elle adopte les normes internationales les plus strictes. Seulement, ses principaux outils de transparence et d’accès du public aux informations restent évasifs.  Lire la suite

Новая Китайская Международная финансовая организация: Дефицит прозрачности

Азиатский банк инфраструктурных инвестиций (АБИИ), штаб-квартира которого находится в Пекине, был учрежден в 2016-м году и быстро зарекомендовал себя как крупный многосторонний институт развития. Теперь он нацелен на то, чтобы стать ведущим в мире финансистом крупномасштабной инфраструктуры к 2021 году. Но сначала кредитному учреждению необходимо повысить прозрачность экологических и социальных рисков своих проектов. Узнаете Больше

Fremtiden for klimaet kan blive afgjort på Kinas nye silkevej

Selv om Kina fører globalt inden for grønmiljøteknologi, er det alligevel den gamle, forurenendeudviklingsmodel, som landet eksporterer til lande påden nye silkevej. Kina anklages for at fastlåse lande iklimaskadelig energiproduktion – og det i så alvorlig engrad, at det truer internationale klimamål Læs mere