Citizen’s Assembly proposals for tackling Climate Change – Our View

GEAI would like to congratulate the Citizen’s Assembly for their challenging decisions addressing the key issues Ireland faces in its fight against Climate Change. The Citizen’s Assembly is a body including a Chairperson – the Honourable Mary Laffoy – and 99 citizens, drawn to represent the whole of their compatriots when addressing crucial issues meant […]

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, and other NGOs, published in June 2017.   The report reveals the amount of this […]

SMART ENERGY ACTION LOCALLY!

  Energy surveys have been carried out in Carrick-on-Shannon, Drumshanbo, Ballinamore and Carrigallen (Leitrim); in Grange (Sligo) and Ballyshannon (Donegal) this summer, as part of the NECS project organised by Good Energies Alliance Ireland (GEAI) and I.T. Sligo.  Six Smart Energy Action events are now organised for the target towns and all are welcome. The […]

Day by day with GEAI

Sharing time!

At the beginning of September, our three EVS volunteers – Ingrid from France, Bruno from Spain and Francesca, who had just arrived less than two weeks before from Italy – were invited to the house of one of GEAI’s directors, Janice, for lunch. Janice grows organic vegetables, fruits and flowers in her garden and in […]

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A New Climate for Education – an important Seminar

Last Friday, at the Teacher’s Club in Dublin, a seminar “A New Climate for Education“ was held, to discuss how Climate Change and sustainability are incorporated into schools curricula. This was organised by Green Foundation Ireland, Cultivate, GEAI and ECO – UNESCO. Aedín McLoughlin, Director of Good Energies Alliance Ireland and the GEAI EVS volunteers […]

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 Irish soil. While approaching the location of the party, one could admire the […]

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