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Will a Dirty Coal Plant in Kosovo Spoil the Clean Energy Record of Dr. Kim and World Bank?

October 16, 2014 by Justin Guay
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Kosovo and Coal Plants

For the fourth year in a row, the World Bank's investments are coal-free. But the real test of the strength of this commitment to carbon divestment will come when the bank decides whether or not to fund the Kosovo C coal-fired power plant in Kosovo.[read more]

New Ads Reveal Coal Isn't Cheap in Kosovo

May 10, 2014 by Justin Guay
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Kosovo Coal Costs

825 is the number of Kosovars the World Bank estimates die every year due to pollution from coal-fired power plants. But instead of helping Kosovo transition to clean energy, and despite its own estimates of coal's deadly cost, the World Bank and the U.S. Government are pushing for a new coal plant.[read more]

A Lesson For Dr. Kim And The World Bank As It Ponders The Kosovo Coal Project

January 28, 2014 by Justin Guay
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Kosovo Coal and the World Bank

When Dr. Kim, President of the World Bank, and leaders of other international financial institutions ponder funding new coal power projects this year - like the one in Kosovo - there's one word that should be seared into their memories: Sostanj.[read more]

Kosovo Coal Plant Fails President Obama's Climate Plan Test

December 2, 2013 by Justin Guay
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Kosovo Coal Plant

President Obama made a pledge in his Climate Action Plan to lead in the fight against climate disruption when he announced an end to financing for new coal plants overseas. His pledge would end public funds - our taxpayer dollars - flowing to new coal plants.[read more]