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With a key EU summit one month away, how do things currently stand with the tortuous, plate tectonic-esque EU budget 2014-2020 negotiations? posted on the Bankwatch blog by Greig Aitken, Bankwatch Mail editor These are negotiations, if you recall, that got underway in summer 2011 when the European Commission proposed that 20 percent of future… » read more

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The Polish government has a sad reputation for adopting unilateral, even obscure approaches when it comes to our country’s energy policy. What now came as a very disappointing surprise is that the Polish parliament joined the opportunistic chorus of denial – one that considers alternatives to the continued reliance on fossil fuels as a threat… » read more

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Remember this game kids used to play in which you had to find differences between two very similar pictures? I was reminded of it few days ago, when reading news about the latest corruption scandal involving Alstom at a coal plant in Indonesia. A few days ago, the Indonesian Corruption Eradication Commission announced that opposition… » read more

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