Archive | May, 2016

The Paris Agreement is a wake up call for the EU’s house bank to realign its investment strategy

May 23, 2016 Prague, Brussels The European Investment Bank (EIB) must adopt new directives and operating principles to play a meaningful role in realizing the EU’s goal of a decarbonised and resource efficient economy, say CEE Bankwatch Network and Counter Balance ahead of the bank’s annual meeting during the EU finance ministers’ Council this Wednesday, […]

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Fence or farce? Construction of Trans-Adriatic-Pipeline stuck in Italy

Monday 16th May was the deadline for the start of the construction works of the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) on the shores of the Apulia region, in Italy. The documents are clear: on this date the authorization awarded by the Italian authorities to the TAP Consortium to kick-off building the pipeline would expire. But on Monday […]

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