COP25: Connecting the dots on climate finance

By |december 10th, 2019|Aramco, Bas Eickhout, Climate Bank, climate finance, COP25, European Investment Bank (EIB), fossil fuels, low carbon economy, News, Taxonomy|

As negotiators in Madrid are trying to break the impasse on global climate finance governance, tectonic shifts in the real economy are signaling changing tides for the oil & gas industry. Far from being separate adjustments, these changes are part of a one, large movement where Europe is at the fore-front. MEP Bas Eickhout explained to EURACTIV why.

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EU bank brokers late-night deal to phase out fossil fuels

By |november 15th, 2019|Andrew McDowell, EIB, European Investment Bank (EIB), Germany, News, Ursula von der Leyen, Werner Hoyer|

The European Investment Bank (EIB) decided on Thursday (14 November) to end financial support for fossil fuels from 2021, after marathon talks ended in a compromise that has been hailed as “a significant victory” for green policies.

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Germany to sit out decisive EIB vote amid fossil fuel row

By |november 13th, 2019|EIB, European Investment Bank (EIB), fossil fuel subsidies, Germany, News|

Germany is preparing to abstain from a vote on the European Investment Bank’s (EIB) future energy lending policy on Thursday (14 November). Internal government disputes continue to scuttle attempts to form a common position on scrapping fossil fuel funding.

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Juncker Commission stalls EU climate bank in starting blocks

By |oktober 14th, 2019|European Investment Bank (EIB), fossil fuels, Gas, natural gas, News|

While the European Investment Bank is making efforts to end fossil fuel funding, the Juncker Commission is doing its best to frustrate it – and to undermine Ursula von der Leyen, writes WWF’s Sébastien Godinot.

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Why we should back the EIB on ambitious energy policy

By |oktober 14th, 2019|EIB, European Investment Bank (EIB), News|

As part of putting the Paris Agreement into action, the EU and its Member States should back the European Investment Bank’s proposal to cease fossil investments, writes Sir Graham Watson.

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Sustainable finance drive can help address EU’s political challenges

By |oktober 11th, 2019|EIB, European Investment Bank (EIB), News, sustainable finance, Taxonomy, Vladis Dombrovskis|

Sustainability and inclusivity have correctly been placed as guiding principles for Europe’s finance policy. The next few months – with decisions on the EIB and the start of a new European Commission – will be decisive in order to put those principles into action, writes Tom Jess.

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Will Germany block EIB plans to ditch natural gas?

By |oktober 7th, 2019|EIB, European Investment Bank (EIB), fossil fuel, Germany, investments, News, Taxonomy|

The European Investment Bank wants to purge its loan books of fossil fuels, including natural gas, by 2020. Although the Bank's final decision is expected to be delivered on 15 October, resistance, especially from Germany, is brewing. EURACTIV Germany ...

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EIB’s Werner Hoyer: ‘We aim for climate in everything we do’

By |september 24th, 2019|European Investment Bank (EIB), low carbon economy, News, Werner Hoyer|

In July, the European Investment Bank (EIB) published a draft of its proposed new lending policy for energy projects, which includes extra money for poorer EU countries, greater focus on renewables and phasing-out support for fossil fuel infrastructure...

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