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Webdoc – Walking the line

Plans for a new Euro-Caspian pipeline will solidify the west’s dependence on fossil fuels and authoritarian regimes. This new documentary shows why we should stop and think. Watch the webdoc

Mad carbon laundering

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At the end of October 2016 the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private arm of the World Bank Group, issued a first-of-its-kind bond that gives investors the option of getting repaid in either carbon credits or cash, raising $152 million with the aim of supporting private sector development and preventing deforestation in developing countries. To […]

When Athens can’t tell a Trojan horse

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Rural communities in northern Greece are determined to prevent the EU’s most extravagant energy project from scarring their land By Elena Gerebizza, Re:Common. Originally published by Bankwatch. Read the photostory here ————————————– “I’m a good citizen, I have always paid taxes. But if you take away food from my children’s mouth, then you’ll find me […]

New report: the Trans Adriatic Pipeline, an opportunity or a scam in the making for Albania

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A new report published by Re:Common and Counter Balance reveals how the preparations for the construction of the Albanian section of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) are not on schedule and are putting private interests way out in front of the public interest in one of Europe’s poorest countries. In the context of the current […]

Rio Tinto in Madagascar: A mine destroying the unique biodiversity of the littoral zone of Fort Dauphin

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Representatives from the world’s most notorious mining companies are meeting at the ‘Responsible Extractives Summit’ in London, England, on 21 and 22 June. The World Rainforest Movement and Re:Common are joining London Mining Network in exposing the environmental destruction and human rights violations this industry is responsible for with the release of a new article […]