In the face of Trump, World Bank Board must stand firm on climate

April 5, 2019By Alex DoukasBlog Post

Because they chose to accept David Malpass, Donald Trump’s pick for the next World Bank president, the World Bank Group’s Board of Directors are responsible for moving aggressively him in if he attempts to drag the Bank backward on climate change. The Board must not let Malpass do the bidding of the oil and gas industry.

Korea’s Coal Finance: Polluting the World

November 13, 2018By Alex DoukasBriefings

The twin challenges of air pollution and climate change demand a rapid transition away from fossil fuels, and a particularly rapid phase-out of coal-fired power plants. Despite this, the Korean government continues to be among the biggest backers of coal-fired power plants around the world.