Month: December 1998
Product policy essential to sustainable development
Integrated product policy (IPP) is a relatively new and difficult to implement side of environmental policy, but will there is a widely held perception that it will be necessary, since current environmental policies tend to be ineffective as they are insufficiently product-focussed, according to a recent report prepared for the EU.
World Bank criticised for profiting from fossil fuel policy
The World Bank's energy-related lending policy is coming under fire, following criticism that it remains the largest financier of fossil-fuel based projects in developing countries, while planning to profit from an expected $150bn/year market for carbon emissions trading.
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