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OPIC Rovuma LNG Comments

OPIC and its successor, the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), aim to provide finance in order to alleviate poverty, but it remains unclear how Rovuma LNG will actually accomplish this.

UNESCO Biosphere Letter – Mozambique LNG

We are deeply concerned about the harmful impacts on the critically endangered species and unique ecosystems of Quirimbas Biosphere Reserve, as well as the negative effects on local communities and their rights, as a result of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) development in the Cabo Delgado province in northern Mozambique.

ECA Support for Coal in the Face of OECD Financing Restrictions

This report analyzes potential and current support for coal plants by ECAs in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), which includes most of the world’s largest ECAs (though, notably, not China).

The African Development Bank & Energy Access Finance in Sub-Saharan Africa: Trends and Insights from Recent Data

The African Development Bank (AfDB) launched the New Deal on Energy for Africa in 2016, which lays out AfDB’s strategy to help the continent achieve universal electricity access by 2025—a more ambitious timeline than the UN Sustainable Development Goal of universal energy access by 2030.

Comments to OPIC on the PT DAP Oleochemical Project

We write to provide input regarding OPIC’s consideration of financing for the PT. Domas Agrointi Prima (DAP) Oleochemical Project – Medan, Indonesia Project.

Investing in a Green Belt and Road? Assessing the Implementation of China’s Green Credit Guidelines Abroad

The Chinese government has become an unexpected leader in pushing for new green credit policies, but are Chinese banks doing their part to keep the Belt and Road Initiative green?

Letter to Ex-Im Bank

Letter to Ex-Im bank regarding Long Phu 1 coal plant

Smoke and Mirrors: Debunking the Doctored Numbers on Long Phu-1 Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Vietnam Electricity (EVN) has proposed a 4,400 MW coal-fired power plant complex in the Long Phu District of Soc Trang province, Vietnam.

Failure to Comply: How Long Phu 1 Violates Funders’ Environmental and Social Policies

This push for dirty power comes despite the country’s vast wind and solar alternatives identified by the World Bank and others.

Financing Climate Disaster: How Export Credit Agencies Are a Boon for Oil and Gas

The world must address its addiction to fossil fuels, but not just coal – oil and gas too.