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No Exceptions: Why HSBC's new coal policy could fuel climate change

In order to stop climate change from hurting the world’s poor, we need to stop new fossil fuel infrastructure, especially coal, from being built. Finance from banks has helped build new coal plants, when it should be going to underfunded renewable projects. This report looks at the new energy policy from HSBC. It asks why the bank has omitted Vietnam, Bangladesh and Indonesia from its ban on coal financing, when other banks like Standard Chartered have ruled out coal financing in all countries.

Improving Response to Malaria in Kaduna state - summary report

Project summary ICRAM+K malaria project in Nigeria. Funded by Christian Aid and J.C.Flowers, the two-year project was implemented in 10 communities in Kaduna State.

Tipping the energy balance

This paper explores the nature and scope of energy financing in six key developing countries: Bangladesh, Cambodia, Bolivia, Nicaragua, Kenya and Malawi.

Low-carbon development Latin America and the Caribbean (Spanish)

It is time for Latin America and the Caribbean to move to more sustainable, equitable development based on low-carbon energy.(Spanish translation)  

Low-carbon development in South Asia - Pakistan

A positive approach to developing national renewable resources offers Pakistan an opportunity to deliver energy for all.  

Taken by storm: responding to the impacts of climate change

This report shows the devastating ways climate change is affecting people around the world and forcing communities to change their ways of life.  

Financing our future: using development finance for zero-carbon future

Argues that UK Government and multilateral development banks should play role in transition to equitable zero-carbon energy systems in global South.

Low-carbon Africa: Nigeria

With oil and gas dominating Nigeria's economy, energy poverty is widespread, but efficient use of natural resources could deliver energy for all.

Dashed hopes: continuation of the Gaza blockade

The report calls for renewed international action to ensure an immediate, unconditional and complete lifting of the blockade. 

Shifting of goal posts: rural electrification in India

Highlights failure of national grid approach to deliver electricity to rural India and presents alternative using decentralised renewable power.  

Low-carbon Africa: Kenya

Innovation and diversification are key for Kenya as hydro and wood-fuelled power comes under threat.