Ban Ki-moon urged to champion public funds for climate finance
118 civil society groups ask UN chief to ensure private finance is not counted towards climate finance goals, and to prevent greenwashing in the green bond market
Sep 18, 2014 | Washington, D.C. | Friends of the Earth US

Ahead of next week's U.N. General Assembly and Climate Summit, 118 groups from 37 countries urged U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to ensure that private finance is not counted as international climate finance, as well as ensure that the green bond market is truly green. The Secretary General, this week, named green bonds as one of a handful of areas in which the… read more >> | share >>

Report Warns Investors: Avoid Dominion’s Cove Point LNG Export Project
Analysis details serious financial, governance and sustainability risks of controversial Dominion Midstream master limited partnership to export fracked gas
Sep 10, 2014 | Washington DC | Friends of the Earth US

A report released today warns investors of serious financial, corporate governance, and sustainability risks associated with Dominion Resources' new gas export subsidiary, Dominion Midstream, which would own a controversial $3.8 billion liquefied natural gas export facility at Cove Point in southern Maryland. The report,… read more >> | share >>

Bumi’s Deadly Coal
New report reveals extensive water contamination and human rights violations by Bumi’s KPC coal mine
Aug 21, 2014 | Jakarta | Greenpeace International
Indonesia’s largest coal mine, PT Kaltim Prima Coal (KPC), owned by PT Bumi Resources and TATA India, has been associated with human rights abuses and massive environmental contamination, according to a new report released today by JATAM, Indonesia’s Mining Advocacy Network.
 
The report exposes the massive environmental and social liabilities… read more >> | share >>
New report calls for smaller, greener banking in post-referendum Scotland
Aug 19, 2014 | Edinburgh | Friends of the Earth Scotland
A report released today by Friends of the Earth Scotland calls on the Scottish Government to break up our two dominant banks and reform the banking system so that it better meets the needs of society with a particular focus on supporting environmentally sustainable activities.

Post-referendum discussions could provide the Scottish Government with the powers… read more >> | share >>
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