WWF: Developed countries must stop exporting climate change

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On 16 June WWF called on developed countries to clean up their act for good by immediately and publicly committing to end all forms of export credit support for coal. This call comes as the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) meets to discuss - for the first time ever - potential standards for ensuring public money does not go to polluting projects abroad.

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WWF: EBRD commits to step away from coal

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On 10 December, WWF welcomed the move by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) [1] to adopt measures which, if implemented properly [2] should phase out its financial support of coal plants and promote increased investments in renewable energy and energy savings.

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World’s largest public financial institution commits to phase out funding for coal power plants

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U narednih nekoliko mjeseci, WWF će pažljivo promatrati primjenu nove politike Europske banke za rekonstrukciju i razvoj, kako bi utvrdili provodi li uistinu Banka nove mjere
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WWF has given a cautious welcome to the move on 23 July by the European Investment Bank, the world’s largest public financial institution, to adopt measures which, if implemented properly, should phase out its support for coal and lignite power plants.
WWF said that it was now time for other financial institutions to follow their lead and shape the world’s shift to sustainable energy sources.

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