World Bank to limit funding for coal-fired power stations

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Only the very poorest countries would be eligible to receive funds for building new coal-fired power stations under proposed new rules

The World Bank is planning to restrict the money it gives to coal-fired power stations, bowing to pressure from green campaigners to radically revise its funding rules.


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