Glasgow, 4 November 2021 – Today at COP26, more than 20 countries and institutions, including the United States, Canada, Mali and Costa Rica, launched a joint statement committing to end direct international public finance for unabated coal, oil and gas by the end of 2022 and prioritize clean energy finance. After a wave of commitments… Continue reading CSOs welcome political commitment to end international oil, gas, and coal finance by end of 2022, say others need to follow suit
G20 Is Opportunity for China to Make Good on its Coal Phase-out Promise – Just Finance International
Copenhagen, 27 October 2021:- China must provide clarity on whether its “international new coal projects exit” covers existing projects during this weekend’s G20 gathering in Rome, or run the risk of building outdated, unwanted climate-warming coal-fired electricity capacity, according to Just Finance International. The commitment to exit coal projects was made by Chinese leader Xi… Continue reading G20 Is Opportunity for China to Make Good on its Coal Phase-out Promise – Just Finance International
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: Increasing Loss of Transparency and Control by International Partners
Just Finance International and the Heinrich Böll Foundation are launching a joint report today which examines how the revised safeguard policy of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) fails to improve its accountability and transparency. Continue Reading
The Beijing-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: Global Leader in Infrastructure at What Cost?
In the run-up to the annual meeting of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) on October 26–28, the Heinrich Böll Foundation presents an analysis of what transparency requirements the AIIB has met following the review of its Environmental and Social Framework for financing.
Governments worsen climate crisis with USD billions in export finance
Every year, G20 countries give tens of billions of taxpayer-backed money to the fossil fuel industry via secretive government agencies known as Export Credit Agencies (ECAs). We can’t address the climate crisis effectively if our governments continue to prop up fossil fuels. Continue Reading
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200+ CSOs call on world leaders to end public finance for fossil fuels in 2021
One day before world leaders meet to discuss the energy transition at the United Nations High Level Dialogue on Energy, more than 200 civil society organizations (CSOs) from over 40 countries have released a statement calling on world leaders to end international public finance for coal, oil and gas. The statement points to International Energy… Continue reading 200+ CSOs call on world leaders to end public finance for fossil fuels in 2021