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,...

SIGN THE PLEDGE – CALL TO ALL CANDIDATES

A new phase in our campaign Following our successful Stop the Study campaign, the campaign against fracking in Ireland is now entering a new phase. All candidates throughout Ireland, in every constituency, are being asked to sign a pledge that they will support...

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,...

SUCCESS! EU Committee votes for EIAs

EIAs for Shale Gas projects “regardless of the amount extracted” Despite strong lobbying from the oil/gas industry, the EU Environment Committee on Thursday voted to strengthen proposed changes to the EU Directive on Environmental Impact Assessments. According...