From Minsk With Love (And A Little Bit of Patience)

From Minsk With Love (And A Little Bit of Patience)

Hello, my name is Tatsiana, or Tania for short, I’m from Minsk, Belarus. I am a new volunteer at GEAI, but instead of practicing social distancing of 2 meters with the rest of the team, I work at a 2300-something km distance due to a very long visa procedure. When I...
Marine: Quarantine Days

Marine: Quarantine Days

The first day in the house was the arrival one, so it was a very long and tiring day. The second and third days were installation days, when  I unpacked my clothes and sorted them. Also, I spoke with my  family. My sister and my parents wanted a tour of the...
Silvia: A Quarantine Diary

Silvia: A Quarantine Diary

DAY 1 (31/08) It’s 8 p.m. and we have just arrived at our new house. I started travelling at 9.30 this morning, going from my little town to Venice Airport. Luckily, I didn’t have to stop at another airport to arrive in Dublin. But I guess the real adventure started...
Changes to our volunteer team

Changes to our volunteer team

There are many changes happening in GEAI right now: we have just launched our new website and are currently busy preparing for the Cróga conference where we’ll present our newest report on Leitrim carbon emissions!At the same time our team of volunteers has...
Siri is our Climate Ambassador!

Siri is our Climate Ambassador!

Siri Karavida, ESC volunteer at GEAI, is coming to the end of her volunteering year with us. The list of the things she managed to do while in Ireland is pretty impressive: Climate Action Days at schools, the household energy survey of Boyle, the Leitrim Cróga project...
Leitrim volunteers rescuing a forest in Greece

Leitrim volunteers rescuing a forest in Greece

This summer Good Energies Alliance sent 6 young volunteers from Leitrim to Xylokastro, Greece to help the local community take care of the town and prevent forest fires. They spent a month there working together with other young people from various countries...