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European Investment Bank Says "No More" to Dirty Coal Power

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Despite nearly everyone realizing that coal fired power plants are bad for the environment and human health, they continue to be built and used in order to produce the energy that powers countries around the world. But this week, the European Union's

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Kit B. (276)
Monday July 29, 2013, 8:14 am

IMF has made statements against the use of coal, if that will have an effect in the developing world remains to be seen. Right now mountain tops are still being blow off, not to be a mountain or an Eco- system again.

jeanne schreurs (205)
Monday July 29, 2013, 9:57 am
"There were also reports from the meeting that Germany, who ironically has one of the most successful renewable energy industries on the planet, was pushing back on the decision and requesting that the banks continue to be allowed to fund “dirty” coal-fired power plants."
Germany builds its dirty powerplants in the Netherlands.

Robert O. (12)
Monday July 29, 2013, 11:43 am
Thank you Cher!

. (0)
Monday July 29, 2013, 11:56 am
As far as the banking industry , their policy -readjustment is almost too good to be true.

Birgit W. (155)
Monday July 29, 2013, 1:10 pm
Thanks for the info.

Christeen Anderson (647)
Monday July 29, 2013, 2:06 pm
Hooray for this news. Thank you.

S J. (128)
Monday July 29, 2013, 4:29 pm
Then they will borrow from somewhere else!
Noted with hope no more coal, especially in poor countries like mine. Thanks Cal.

S J. (128)
Monday July 29, 2013, 4:29 pm
Sorry I mean Cher.

Debra Tate (17)
Monday July 29, 2013, 6:23 pm
ope they are going for clean energy like solar or wind! Noted

Colleen L. (2)
Monday July 29, 2013, 11:26 pm
Good for them. May others follow in their footsteps. Thanks Cher

Past Member (0)
Monday July 29, 2013, 11:35 pm

Fi T. (18)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 4:17 am
Think about the future

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 6:04 am
Thank you

Ben Oscarsito (370)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 7:32 am
About time!

Lona Goudswaard (81)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 8:32 am
Very wise decision by the European Investment Bank. But what the hell is Germany playing at?

Marija Mohoric (46)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 9:29 am
tks for the info

Veselin Varbanov (23)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 9:42 am
Thanks ,noted!

Carmen S. (619)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 11:45 am
good for them, thanks Cher

GGmaSheila D. (175)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 8:32 pm
It's a good start. We'll have to see if over time they'll reduce their investments even more. Noted with thanks.

Arild Warud (173)
Wednesday July 31, 2013, 1:15 am
TY Cher.

Gina Caracci (223)
Tuesday August 6, 2013, 7:44 pm
we'll see
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