A Lesson for Dr. Kim and the World Bank as It Ponders the Kosovo Coal Project
“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,” write Justin Guay from the Sierra Club, Bob Burton from CoalSwarm and Sven Haertig from Bankwatch. The Sostanj power station has become a financial disaster for the Slovenian government.
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The heavy cost of India’s coal boom
“As India pursues its aggressive path of coal-powered industrialisation, its leaders are showing themselves willing to sacrifice millions of people and huge swathes of the country to a dark and uncertain future,” writes Sarah Stirk in The Ecologist.
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