The Story of Europe’s Failed Dirty Gas Import Terminals

by Frida Kieninger & Gaëtane Charlier watch the video here. Did you ever wonder where the gas we burn for heating and cooking, and which fuels our industries, actually comes from? Since Europe does not produce very much gas, a lot of it is imported via mega pipelines, mainly from Russia, Algeria or Norway. But […]


The hydrogen hype: Gas industry fairy tale or climate horror story?

The European Commission and its quest to let the gas industry write the book on hydrogen in Europe Read the new Food & Water Action Europe, Corporate Europe Observatory and Re:Common Hydrogen Hype report here. Industry’s hydrogen hype machine is in full swing. An analysis of over 200 documents obtained through freedom of information rules […]

Webinar: The urgent case to stop factory farms in Europe

Thu, 19 November 2020 15:00 – 16:30 CET A few weeks after the European Parliament vote on the new Common Agricultural Policy and with the ongoing debate about the Green New Deal and the Farm to Fork strategy, join us to discuss the role of factory farms and the meat industry in this context. What […]

La Urgencia de Frenar la Ganadería Industrial en Europa – Webinario en español

Este evento ya pasó. Puedes ver la grabación en Facebook y en Youtube Fecha: 29/10/2020 Hora: 18:00 – 19:30 ¿Sabías que España es líder en el uso de antibióticos en animales? ¿Y que cada vez hay menos granjas pero producimos más cerdos sobre todo para exportación? Las grandes corporaciones se han apropiado de nuestra agricultura, […]

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The Urgent Case to Stop Factory Farms in Europe – Webinar in Spanish

Together with Friends of the Earth Europe, we published a new report, The Urgent Case to Stop Factory Farms in Europe. 

This week we launch the Spanish translation, and together with local communities and unions, we will debate about how to move forward to ban factory farms. 

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Over 100 organizations stand behind UN Special Rapporteur denouncing private water industry interference

October 21, 2020 Over 100 civil society organizations stand behind UN Special Rapporteur Léo Heller, denounce private water industry interference We, the undersigned, express our strong support for the report on “The Privatisation of Water and Sanitation Services” of the United Nations (U.N.) Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation, […]

A Strategy on Methane or a Lifeline for Fossil Gas and Big Agriculture?

Today, on 14 October, the EU Commission will publish its methane strategy, outlining the next steps the EU should take to tackle methane, a climate-polluting greenhouse gas that is 86 times more potent than carbon dioxide CO2 over a 20-year period. Food & Water Action Europe has taken a close look at leaked versions of […]


The Beyond Gas Conference Goes Online!

Food & Water Action Europe is pleased to invite you to the first online edition of the Beyond Gas Conference, co-organised with Friends of the Earth Europe and Rosa Luxemburg Foundation ! The online event will take place on Monday 19 October from 13h30 to 18h30 CEST (7h30-12h30 EDT). It is open to gas activists […]

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Webinar: Impacts of climate change and fossil fuels on water resources

Topics of climate change, fossil fuels and water resources are highly connected and they influence each other – extreme weather events, draughts and floods, biodiversity, impacts of the coal and gas industry are just some examples of cross-cutting issues. How can we link the impacts of fossil fuels and climate crisis on underground water resources?


The “Green” and “Clean” Solutions of Dirty Fossil Fuel Companies are the Opposite of What They Pretend to be

Not surprisingly, arguments by the fossil gas lobby come in shiny green wrappings to give one of the dirtiest industries around a green veneer.