3 weeks Group calls on ADB to stop funding coal energy projects Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines --- A pro-environment group has called on the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to stop funding coal energy-based projects ahead of a virtual meeting hosted by the country, claiming that it is a primary driver for pollution in Asia. The Center for Energy, Ecology, and Development (CEED) explained on Friday that ADB's renewable energy investments cannot cover the fact that it has engaged in projects to source energy from fossil fuels. The second stage of ADB's 53rd Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors, which should have been held in Manila if not for the COVID-19 pandemic, will be ... more