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Tag : OECD

18 Nov 2015

Coal left friendless as UK and wealthy nations cut ties

It’s been another devastating week for coal as the UK becomes the first major economy to put a date on a phase out of coal, and OECD countries limit financing for the dirty energy source.

09 Oct 2015

Climate finance offers grow but critical gap remains

In the next few days, the world’s poorest countries could come a step closer to the US$100 billion a year promised by richer nations to help them adapt to and mitigate climate change.

23 Sep 2015

OECD urges end to fossil fuel support policies

World should abandon fossil fuel support policies which belong in a past when healthy economies depended on pollution, say wealthiest nations.

16 Sep 2015

Pressure grows on UK government to end its love affair with coal

Pressure continues to build on the UK government to rid itself of coal as it joins other rich nations in Paris this week to seek a deal on ending subsidies.

06 Jul 2015

Coal investment is the most urgent climate threat

Head of the OECD says wealthy countries should help poorer nations that cannot afford to replace coal with low-carbon alternatives

27 Feb 2014

Oil company under investigation for intimidation, threats in Virunga National Park project

A WWF complaint against Soco International PLC has triggered an investigation into the company’s operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

27 Jan 2014

Top political leaders support divestment to drive emissions cuts

At the World Economic Forum, fossil fuel divestment as a ‘fiduciary responsibility’ of investors received high profile mentions from key political leaders.