The Government Accountability Project (GAP) is accusing beleaguered World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz of trying to weaken references to climate change in the World Bank’s Clean Energy and Investment Framework.

GAP has released an internal summary of a February 2006 World Bank meeting on the Framework.

The summary includes the following passage: “Feedback from the President’s office subsequent to the meeting asked the team to refocus the paper shifting from a climate lens mainly to a clean energy lens.” This development comes on the heels of accusations from the World Bank’s Chief Scientist, Bob Watson, that Wolfowitz’s handpicked Managing Director, Juan Jose Daboub, tried to “water down references to climate change.”