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World Bank Allows Tanzania To Sidestep Rule Protecting Indigenous Groups

The Huffington Post | Sasha Chavkin | Posted 06.20.2016 | Business

Last year, after fierce protests from human rights groups, the World Bank retreated from a proposal that would have allowed its borrowers to sidestep ...

Too Much Public Funding Is Going Into Coal Projects in Key Countries: Preliminary Findings Show

Jake Schmidt | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Jake Schmidt

Since 2007, over $59 billion of public financing has supported coal projects through funding from development banks and international financial institutions in key countries.

Facilitating International Climate Action through President Obama's Climate Action Plan

Jake Schmidt | Posted 08.27.2013 | Green
Jake Schmidt

In unveiling the U.S. National Climate Action Plan, President Obama signaled two important things that will help international efforts to address climate change -- he signaled that the U.S will act at home to reduce its pollution and it will take steps to help secure strong international action.

Operation USA Named #1 Privately Funded Charity

Richard Walden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Richard Walden

Most of the large brand name relief groups derive 20-75% of all their funds from US government agencies but non-governmental Operation USA is not beholden to political winds.