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,...
Census 2016 – A French perspective

Census 2016 – A French perspective

The Census took place on Sunday April 24th and forms were collected by enumerators. Like everyone in Ireland, the GEAI EVS volunteers filled in the form but two questions surprised me as a French man: ethnic origin and religion. Religion Dating back to the first...
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...