SPEAKING AT THE UN ON LEITRIM’S CAMPAIGN AGAINST FRACKING

SPEAKING AT THE UN ON LEITRIM’S CAMPAIGN AGAINST FRACKING

With Ambassador Geraldine Byrne Nason I had the honour of giving a talk on the role of women in our Campaign against Fracking at a UN event in New York on 14th March.  The event was organised by the Mining Group of the Commission on the Status of Women and was part of...
Time to celebrate the fracking ban!

Time to celebrate the fracking ban!

On Saturday 14th October at the Ballroom of Romance in Glenfarne, Co. Leitrim, there was a hectic and vibrant atmosphere with people gathering from all around Ireland to celebrate the outstanding outcome represented by the ban of hydraulic fracturing activities on the...
Betting on Climate Change

Betting on Climate Change

French banks are still funding what they call “extreme fossil energy” – including shale gas – even though fracking is banned from France!  This is the conclusion of a report from from BankTrack, Rainforest Action Network, Sierra Club, Oil Change International,...
EPA FRACKING STUDY HAS MAJOR FLAWS

EPA FRACKING STUDY HAS MAJOR FLAWS

GEAI submission to Oireachtas Committee. GEAI has made a major submission to the Oireachtas Committee on Environment, Climate Action and Communications on the EPA-commissioned Unconventional Gas Exploration and Extraction (UGEE) Joint Research Programme.  This Study...