EU’s lending arm wants more pipelines and the Paris Agreement – it can’t have both

June 18, 2019By Bronwen TuckerBlog Post, Stop Funding Fossils

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is the world’s largest multilateral lender, bigger even than the World Bank. As a public bank, it’s tasked with providing finance in the EU public interest, and it has an outsized influence on the EU’s energy system because of the private investment it can “crowd in” and the sheer amount of money it has at its disposal.

Now Fracking Starts In Britain

January 4, 2011By Andy RowellBlog Post, Featured 1 Comment

Despite the ongoing serious concerns about pollution from hydraulic fracturing or fracking in the US, the technology is set to be used in the UK too. Such is the concern in the US that the state of New York has issued a moratorium on the practice. The US Environmental Protection Agency is also currently undertaking … Read More