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Japan’s ‘disastrous and harmful’ LNG financing sparks protests around the world

Community-led petition and demonstrations call on Japan’s export credit agency–Japan Bank for International Cooperation–to end environmental and community harms arising from LNG projects   Fishermen, local communities, indigenous groups, and environmental advocates across the globe denounced Japan and its export credit agency Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC)–expressing opposition to the country’s public finance for liquified […]

Flying solo: Filipino fisherman brings plea to Europe: Stop fossil fuel financing

A fisherman from Batangas, a province south of the Philippine capital, flew thousands of miles away from home on his own to personally call on European banks to divest from environmentally destructive fossil fuel projects in his country.  It was not only his first international flight but also his first time away from family.  Maximo […]