Archive | September, 2015

Italian mayors protest again the Trans Adriatic Pipeline

  Local opposition in Italy to the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) is mounting. During a business event organised last week, a dozen mayors staged a protest against the government’s support for the project, who together with civil society and local authorities fear that the pipeline will destroy the environment and the safety of their communities. […]

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Statement on the adoption of the European Investment Bank Climate Strategy

“As Europe prepares to host the seminal UN climate summit in Paris at year’s end, the EU’s house bank is turning away from its commitment to finance the bloc’s climate action. “In a meeting today (September 22) the European Investment Bank (EIB) voted to adopt a new Climate Strategy to guide the compliance of its […]

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Job opening: Media and Communication Officer

Counter Balance is seeking a media and communication officer (part time, 20 hours per week with a perspective for a full time position) to support the coalition by conducting advocacy work on EU level, and lead on the communication of the work of the coalition. This is a role for someone who, as part of […]

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Letter urges EIB board of directors to amend the EIB’s draft climate strategy

The EIB’s Climate Strategy represents a unique opportunity to ensure full policy coherence between the operations of the EIB and EU climate objectives, to support the EU transition to a low carbon and resource efficient economy and to enhance the credibility of the EIB and EU in fighting against climate change – ahead of the […]

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