Power-starved Bangladesh is embracing coal-based power plant projects with companies from Korea, Malaysia and Singapore, but a Chinese-backed project is threatening fish sanctuaries. Could Bangladesh satiate power needs without going hungry for food?
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There is a credit gap of US$2.6 trillion for helping SMEs access the credit needed to become climate resilient. Mark Malloch Brown, chair of the Business and Sustainable Development Commission, shares how microfinance can help.
JP Morgan recently said it will stop financing new coal developments, but this is an announcement with many loopholes, and is an act of climate hypocrisy, says Sindicatum Sustainable Resources chief executive Assaad Razzouk.
Overlooking the needs of socially and economically marginalised groups in the post-2015 development agenda is not only a moral problem, it is also extremely costly. The Sustainable Development Goals must address this, say World Bank experts.
Three new reports build on the International Institute for Sustainable Development's work with government and civil society on reforming fossil-fuel subsidies. Led by the IISD's Global Subsidies Initiative, these studies ...