Exploding the Myths: World Bank Gas Finance and the Big Shift to Investment in Renewable Solutions

Speakers at Exploding the Myths: World Bank Gas Finance Panel Discussion

E3G’s Maria Pastukhova moderated a panel workshop on World Bank gas finance, within the civil society policy forum of the World Bank Spring Meetings, hosted by The Big Shift Global and Climate Action Network.

Colleagues from countries where the World Bank Group is supporting gas joined this panel on World Bank gas finance. The panel discussed the myths around gas as a transition fuel, exposed the impacts of ongoing WBG investment in gas and outlined the arguments for leapfrogging to renewables.

Speakers included:

  • Maria Pastukhova, Senior Policy Advisor, E3G
  • Bronwen Tucker, Oil Change International
  • Haneea Isaad, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA)
  • Victoria Ibezim-Ohaeri, Spaces for Change

Watch the event recording here.


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