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Anti-coal protest in the Philippines forces Korea Eximbank to withdraw from Green Climate Fund

  Protests in the Philippines against the Export-Import Bank of Korea’s (KEXIM) funding for coal projects have forced the latter’s withdrawal from the Green Climate Fund (GCF), a global fund under the auspices of the UN climate pact allocated for low-emission and climate-resilient development “After several months of campaigning against the accreditation of the Korean […] (More...)

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Climate activists protest Korea EXIM Bank’s funding of fossil fuels

Filipino climate justice activists protested  in front of the local headquarters of the Export-Import Bank of Korea (KEXIM), demanding that it stop funding fossil fuel projects worldwide and be banned from receiving climate funding. KEXIM applied to be accredited to receive money from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) despite its massive funding for coal power […] (More...)

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Of one mind and vision

“It always seems impossible until it is done.” – Nelson Mandela. The following months after the signing of the Paris Agreement has been a challenging time for the East Asia region The fossil fuel industry is still active with a host of projects on the ground and are still bent on expanding dirty energy development […] (More...)

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