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Website climate-protest-bonn.org online

In only a few weeks, the COP23 UN-climate summit will take place in Bonn, Germany. We, civil society and social movements, will also be in Bonn during those weeks: amongst other events, there will be a Conference of Youth (2.-4.11.2017), an alternative People’s Climate Summit (3.-7.11.2017), and a major climate march (4.11.2017).

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New Database Reveals World’s Biggest Coal Plant Developers

A new website, coalexit.org, reveals which companies are at the forefront of plans to expand the world’s coal-fired power capacity by a staggering 42.8%. The site identifies the top 120 companies responsible for two thirds of the new coal power stations planned around the globe. All in all, these 120 companies aim to build over 550,000 MW of new coal power plants – this is approximately 2.5 times greater than India’s entire coal plant fleet.

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An open letter to the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) from members of Philippine civil society

The following is an open letter to the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) from members of Philippine civil society, coursed sent to all members of its Board of Governors, in the hope that it will be considered during the Board’s annual meeting to be held in Jeju, South Korea this June 16 to 18, 2017:
Responding to the urgent demands concerning the climate crisis, energy poverty, and the need for development, and recognizing the capacity of people-centered renewable energy systems in providing accessible, clean and safe energy for the people’s benefit, we, the undersigned, call on the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank to:
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