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Jam v. International Finance Corp.

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit affirmed dismissal of a lawsuit brought by Indian fishermen and farmers against the World Bank in connection with a $450 million loan issued for the construction of a coal-fired power plant in India. The plaintiffs...

Jam v. International Finance Corp.

ELR Case

A district court dismissed a lawsuit brought by Indian fishermen and farmers against the World Bank in connection with a $450 million loan issued for the construction of a coal-fired power plant in India. The plaintiffs filed suit...

As the World Burns: A Critique of the World Bank Group’s Energy Strategy

ELR Article

The World Bank Group (WBG) is uniquely positioned to support the growth of developing countries in a way that decreases GHG emissions and provides energy to the poor. Historically, the institution has failed to fulfill this potential,...