Royal Society tells Exxon: stop funding climate change denial
Britain's leading scientists have challenged the US oil company ExxonMobil to stop funding groups that attempt to undermine the scientific consensus on climate change.
WB urged to stop funding oil and coal mining
Fri Dec 26 2003 - Source:
An independent review, commissioned by the World Bank (WB), has recommended that the Bank stop funding all coal and oil mining projects in the developing world, and increase investment in renewable energy.
Microhydel power generation
Mon Feb 03 2003 - Source:Aid India
In the recent past there has been an ever-increasing body of scientific evidence pointing to the harmful effects of large dams on the environment. The social problems associated with extensive dam networks such as the Narmada Valley Development Project are, to put it mildly, enormous. Instead, we must look for alternative means of energy which fit into the larger framework of sustainable development. Microhydel power generation is one such alternative.