TITLE

World Bank's conservation record under fire

AUTHOR(S)
Hunt, Paul
PUB. DATE
October 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;10/19/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1791, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on environmental group's criticism on the World Bank for allocating only one percent of its annual investments on energy projects in developing countries to promote energy conservation and efficiency. Argument of environmentalists that improving energy efficiency is the most cost-effective way to 'free up power for developing nations.'
ACCESSION #
10557697

 

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