Postcard From … Singapore
Development Muzak plays again in Singapore at annual meetings.
A shuffling of the Fund’s voting shares slashed Africa’s already minimal decision-making power. While unfair, the move is just a symptom of what’s wrong with the IMF.
On the eve of their summit in Singapore, the World Bank and IMF are in serious trouble, from a democratic deficit to a serious economic shortfall. Columnist Walden Bello writes about the event he was banned from attending.
The World Bank backed down in a dispute that illustrates what’s wrong with lending to poor nations for oil and gas production.
In the aftermath of the third- and fourth-most devastating hurricanes in Atlantic basin history, people are beginning to talk about the connections between extreme weather events and global warming.
Not much is at stake for poor nations in this troubled round of global trade talks
The World Bank’s Road to Climate Catastrophe
The Winners and Losers of World Bank Fossil Fuel Finance
World Bank Group Projects related to fossil fuels from Sept. 1, 2002 to Sept. 15, 2003
The World Bank group can damage many aspects in sociey as well as climate using its fossil fuels favored way to tackel global warming
In the globaliztion game of World Bank financing for fossil fuels, the biggest winners are some of the largest transnational corporations. A list about the facts of these fossil fuel welfare kings from 1992 to August 2002 is exposed in this report.
Enron’s collapse calls into question the policy of energy deregulation and so long as the World Bank, IMF, WTO, U.S. Government and corporations continue to advance this agenda of energy and power deregulation, all signs suggest that future
Chevron’s alleged human rights abuses in the Niger Delta and involvement in the Chad-Cameroon pipeline consortium highlights the need for the World Bank to screen for human rights abuses when it makes loans or investments.
An overview of World Bank fossil fuel financing from 1992-97