Coal-based power in poor nations can't rely on World Bank anymore

07/17/2013 | ABC (Australia)

The World Bank said it will stop funding the construction of coal-fed power plants in poor nations unless no other workable energy sources can be found. The policy makes official the bank's shift away from fossil fuels since Jim Yong Kim took over as president, said Robin Davis of the Development Policy Center at the Australian National University. In the past five years, the World Bank has doubled its investments in renewable-energy initiatives.

View Full Article in:

ABC (Australia)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Government & Nonprofit

Job Title Company Location
Leadership Programs Manager
National LGBTQ Task Force
Washington, DC
Executive Director
New York City Anti-Violence Project
New York, NY
Senior Reliability Program Specialist
FedEx Express
Memphis, TN
Supplier Diversity Fellow
National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
Washington, DC
Affiliate Relations, External Affairs, & Policy Fellow
National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce
Washington, DC