Tag: climate

BHP under pressure to dump pro-coal lobby groups over climate policy

BHP now faces an acute dilemma: does it keep trying to both run with the hare and hunt with the hounds? Or does it opt to support the intent of the Paris Agreement and publicly dump the Minerals Council of Australia?

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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:
1. 

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