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 No Comments

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.

Banking on Climate Change: Fossil Fuel Finance Report Card 2018

March 28, 2018By Lorne StockmanBlog Post, Featured, News, Reports, Resources 1 Comment

Rainforest Action Network, Oil Change International, Indigenous Environmental Network, Honor the Earth, BankTrack, and Sierra Club with 350.org, 350 Eugene, 350 Seattle, Amazon Watch, Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development, Bank Information Center, Bold Alliance, Carrizo/Comecrudo Tribe of Texas, Catskill Mountainkeeper, CEE Bankwatch, Center for Sustainable Economy, CHANGE, Christian Aid, Citizens Against LNG, … Read More