Good CAP, Bad CAP

Good CAP, Bad CAP

The original EU Commission proposal for 2021-2027 CAP aka “the Good CAP” Source : European Commission Key points of the original EU Commission proposal Greater focus on environmental aspects — new CAP Strategic Plans commit to a higher environmental...
GEAI welcomes anti-fracking vote on the European Parliament

GEAI welcomes anti-fracking vote on the European Parliament

Good Energies Alliance Ireland (GEAI) welcomes the anti-fracking vote on the European Parliament and calls on communities to embrace sustainable alternatives. The vote was symbolic as it will not ban fracking in the EU but it shows that a majority of MEPs reject shale...
An overview of fracking in the EU

An overview of fracking in the EU

The European Union lacks a common policy on fracking. Some countries are convinced supporters while others have banned it for safety and environmental reasons. This disagreement between the member states prevented the passing of a Directive regulating shale gas...

Happy New Year to all our friends!

2013 is past and most of us are not unhappy to be in a New Year.  For many people and campaigners, 2013 was a tough year – throughout Ireland, people struggled with the national economic situation, personal reduction in disposable income and, of course, the...

Outcome of Plenary vote on EIA for fracking

MEPs support mandatory EIAs  for Fracking European politicians recognised the specific environmental, health and social impacts of fracking today, according to Friends of the Earth Europe. For the first time, and as a result of a vote in the European Parliament today,...