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Why is the World Bank backing coal power in Europe’s youngest country?

Sputing 1aThe World Bank is poised to support a new coal plant that would modernise Kosovo’s creaking energy infrastructure, but also lock the young nation into a future powered by a regressive fossil fuel..

In the early days of December 2015, as the Paris climate talks veered off course and off schedule, the US secretary of state John Kerry left his team of negotiators and flew to Kosovo to voice his support for a proposed US-built, World Bank-sponsored coal power station…

Source: Why is the World Bank backing coal power in Europe’s youngest country? | Environment | The Guardian

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