Winning the Fight Against Coal Financing

Winning the Fight Against Coal Financing

Hopefully, this is the dawn of a new day, when public financing of coal mines and power plants around the world is no longer acceptable. After 16 years of persistent pressure from IPS and other groups, our government seems to finally be listening.

Out of the Frying Pan, Into the Fire

Out of the Frying Pan, Into the Fire

The World Bank is phasing out of coal and ramping up support for “fracked” natural gas, even though research suggests that climate impacts of fracking may be even worse than coal.

Mining for Profits in International Tribunals – Updated

Mining for Profits in International Tribunals – Updated

How transnational corporations use trade and investment treaties as powerful tools in disputes over oil, mining, and gas. / Como las empresas mineras transnacionales utilizan las reglas de los acuerdos de inversión y de comercio como poderosos instrumentos a su favor en las disputas por el petróleo, la minería y el gas.

Four More Years: Europe’s Meltdown

Four More Years: Europe’s Meltdown

Why is the Obama administration pressing Europeans to increase military spending? And what should it matter to Washington if Britain remains in the EU?

Is the World Bank turning up the heat?

Is the World Bank turning up the heat?

Daphne Wysham sat down with Al Jazeera’s Inside Story to discuss a recent World Bank report on climate change and their own role in contributing to greenhouse gas emissions.