Archive | December, 2015

Clouds darken over the TAP, Switzerland’s flagship gas pipeline

  By Federico Franchini, published in French on La Cité on 9 December 2015.   121 million Swiss Francs: these are the losses recorded at the end of 2014 by the Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP) company, the consortium in charge of the trans-Adriatic gas pipeline which has its headquarters in Baar, in the Zoug […]

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Spanish NGOs call for freezing the debt of the Castor project

A group of 20 Spanish NGOs, including our member Observatori del Deute en la Globalització (ODG), calls for a non-reimbursement of the debt provoked by the Castor project. This debt accumulated for a failed project is to be transferred to Spanish citizens as of January 2016 via their gas bills. It is estimated that the […]

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9 reasons why the EU’s bank is no climate leader

The European Investment Bank’s track record stands in stark contrast to its pose as a hero in the fight against climate change. By Anna Roggenbuck, EIB campaign coordinator at CEE Bankwatch Network, previously published here. As declarations emerge from Paris about the billions and trillions of dollars needed to combat the effects of climate change, […]

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