Irish High Court quashes planning permission for PCI list Shannon LNG project

09 November 2020  Washington/Brussels/Dublin – After a long legal battle, Irish activists achieved a major High Court victory on the Shannon LNG terminal project, owned by the US company New Fortress Energy, which would deliver fracked gas to European markets. Back in 2018, the Irish planning authority An Bord Pleanála extended the 2008 planning permission […]

Open letter to President von der Leyen: Withdraw the CAP

Food & Water Action Europe is joining over 25 other NGOs in a joint letter to Commission President Von der Leyen, to call on the European Commission to withdraw its proposal on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). We demand the European Commission to table a new proposal that is based on supporting farmers in the transition away […]

España lidera el alarmante avance de la ganadería industrial en Europa

29 de octubre de 2020 Entre 2013 y 2019 se instalaron en España granjas industriales a un ritmo de casi 20.000 cerdos a la semana. España alberga más cerdos que ningún otro país europeo. El crecimiento de la producción está impulsado por la exportación, principalmente a China. – España es líder en uso de antibióticos, […]

International Movement Seeks to Stop #Fracking4Plastics Antwerp Expansion

Environmental groups ask Flemish Environment Minister and Regions4 Climate Network’s Vice-President to reject permit for Ineos Project One  Brussels, 15 October 2020 A new expansion plan championed by petrochemical company Ineos, which would further deepen the environmentally disastrous connection between the plastics industry and the US fracking boom, is drawing international opposition. In 2016, Ineos […]

Climate and health crises driven by factory farms across Europe, says new report

Campaigners urge EU to phase out all factory farms by 2040 Read the report: The Urgent Case to Stop Factory Farms in Europe Brussels, October 8 – Factory-farmed meat production in the EU is on the rise, and is putting the climate and human health at risk according to a new report released today from […]

Open letter: Commission turning blind eye to new GMOs

17 September 2020 88 civil society and farmers organisations from across Europe are today warning the EU Commission is turning a blind eye to new GMOs and demanding EU health and food safety Commissioner Stella Kyriakides keeps new GMOs regulated, in an open letter. The controversial new generation of food genetic engineering techniques should be […]

New Irish Government Vows to Ban Imports of Fracked Gas and Cease Support for Shannon LNG Terminal

Move marks major milestone in Irish anti-fracking campaign

One step away from full victory: Draft programme for next Irish government rejects fracked gas import terminals

Dublin, 15 June 2020 After weeks of behind the scenes negotiations, a leaked draft programme for the next Irish Government seeks to stop all proposed fracked gas imports, including the controversial Shannon LNG terminal. If approved by party members, these commitments would represent a substantial victory for climate activists and anti-fracking campaigners around the world. […]

Broad Opposition to Bailout Request of #Fracking4Plastics Company Ineos

Prominent activists, scientists, and groups urge COP26 hosts to side with the climate and environment – while prioritising long term stability for workers through green jobs London – A request for £500m in state support by petrochemical and fracking company Ineos – partly owned by billionaire and tax exile Jim Ratcliffe, is drawing international opposition. […]

Global Environmental Activists Ask UN to Support Worldwide Fracking Ban

Environmental activists, public health professionals and campaigners fighting fracking, climate change, petrochemicals and plastic pollution met with the UN to discuss the harms and threats of gas drilling.