Sign in with Twitter

Username:

Global Justice. Sounds like a good idea. Working at Friends of the Earth Europe. All views are mine and just mine.

321 Following   406 Followers   1,179 Tweets

Joined Twitter 4/3/11


@TheProgressives @RenewEurope @EPP @EP_Industry Credit to the increasing number of MEPs who acted against fossil fu… https://t.co/jOEqgtP3LR @katka_cseh @MarkRuffalo @EP_Industry A big thanks for standing up to the fossil fuel industry and objecting to the #PCIlist todayTaxes Taxes Taxes Taxes Taxes Taxes Taxes Taxes Taxes Taxes Taxes Taxes Taxes Taxes Taxes Taxes Taxes Taxes Taxes T… https://t.co/wQdhnKKPzL
Retweeted by Colin RocheSo a long list of MEPs from @TheProgressives @RenewEurope @EPP and parties to the right failed to reject more than… https://t.co/h9QcKGaPZ3
1/22
2020
@EP_Industry MEPs face a choice tomorrow - will they back more than 50 new fossil fuel projects or will they take t… https://t.co/5X1PdXvQzP
1/21
2020
A lovely story of people grabbing hold of a better energy future for themselves and ultimately all of us https://t.co/NrRCOe2XzK
1/16
2020
🧐Our joint report with @Survie on the #HumanRights and environmental impacts of Total's activities in Uganda is now… https://t.co/ROzgaCGvLN
Retweeted by Colin RocheDear @EP_Industry MEP's, Vote NO on including gas projects on #PCIlist which would exacerbate #climatechange and… https://t.co/o6SvXGD7TI
Retweeted by Colin Roche
1/14
2019
NGOs accuse EU COM of breaking #Climate Rules over Shannon #LNG & #PCIlist https://t.co/6XuaKRVCEz #NoFrackinghttps://t.co/qaXXW6RHIN
Retweeted by Colin RocheFantastic news. And huge congratulations to @urgenda forcing climate action on a reluctant political system… https://t.co/vXYgUTGbOt
12/20
2019
@Peters_Glen @FutureEarth @gcarbonproject Scary stuff, even scarier is the speed that the bucket is continuing to fill up.
12/14
2019
BP is running its biggest ad campaign in a decade about its low-carbon energy. We think these ads are greenwashing… https://t.co/WIMEOUCJCl
Retweeted by Colin RocheThe world is on fire & #EUCO governments are letting it burn Climate neutrality in 2050 is not enough Presidents… https://t.co/Qh2S7EpbTz
Retweeted by Colin Roche
12/12
2019
The #EUGreenDeal proposes to 'make respect of the Paris Agreement an essential element of all future comprehensive… https://t.co/YMz1ZANINUSo the @EU_Commission promises a coal phase out and 'decarbonised gas' in #EUGreenDeal Sounds a bit like 'clean coa… https://t.co/c9AiGLKMFAIt's nice to see the Commission saying 'Fossil Fuel subsidies should end' in #EUgreendeal How about some action… https://t.co/TrCLDJmokP
12/11
2019
Apparently this is of 'very serious concern' to @EPAIreland. Does make you wonder what it would take to be an emer… https://t.co/OGoM5BuygL
12/10
2019
More of the consequences of continuing on our energy path (including new fossil fuel infrastructure) @KadriSimsonhttps://t.co/TEu0HqyyvVHappening now: youth activists line up outside Shell’s afternoon greenwashing event @ #COP25 to silently say, “we’r… https://t.co/mbwXeQh8dG
Retweeted by Colin RocheTHIS obscure treaty, the #EnergyCharterTreaty risks thwarting the new #EUGreenDeal. Dirty energy firms are using i… https://t.co/1FI9NDM1YC
Retweeted by Colin RocheEnergy treaty 'risks undermining EU's green new deal' https://t.co/4WP8hCcEiY
12/9
2019
That's impressive. #climatejustice https://t.co/nIY9EBRNcJ
12/8
2019
'This place used to be green': the brutal impact of oil in the Niger Delta @MarkDummett @SaskiaG_MD @PauldeClerck3https://t.co/QC9BshOKq8LNG has no place in Germany. Alegal opinion on planned Wilhelmshaven #LNG terminal finds that the #gas import pla… https://t.co/2pcmMQnzLi
Retweeted by Colin RocheIn the morning the EU Commissioner admits its gas legislation needs to be updated. In the afternoon it's gas infras… https://t.co/mLZ3n5JXjj
12/6
2019
'Europe needs to get out of gas' says @henrikehahn in the European Parliament. Let's get it done @KadriSimson .… https://t.co/flQDzik41bAs the European Parliament discusses 55 new gas projects they need to know this: Natural gas is now the biggest con… https://t.co/fq1eLUtKh8New Energy Commissioner @KadriSimson admits that the Ten-E regulation needs to be updated. This can't happen too so… https://t.co/nS869Z3HE6
12/5
2019
CIVIL SOCIETY VOICE UNDER THREAT: #ECO banned for the first time inside #COP25 and now security removes NGO represe… https://t.co/hUVObRaDBT
Retweeted by Colin RocheGreat work from @ClientEarth to take on fossil fuel advertising. Brussels for one, is saturated with fossil fuel ad… https://t.co/ICmtqZrcSh
12/4
2019
Thanks for doing the maths @trocaire and @ChristianAidIrl. Ireland have been out front in causing the problem. Now… https://t.co/mq1n0ygwZgClimate campaigners say Ireland falls far short of UN emissions target https://t.co/FnuSHLXO85 via @IrishTimes
12/3
2019
Fossil fuel lobbyists push to dilute EU anti-greenwash plan https://t.co/nmFsnueNwgAnother example of this fairly scary use of preventative detention to restrict the right to protest. Democracy does… https://t.co/sFZlwvq9c7Norway's Prime Minister @erna_solberg will call on other countries to increase climate targets in Madrid today. B… https://t.co/VPUyUCiBPh
Retweeted by Colin Roche
12/2
2019
Over the last 5 years, while making billions in profits, Shell received €10 mln in subsidies from the Dutch governm… https://t.co/nQp8z3F4mL
Retweeted by Colin Roche
11/30
2019
I'm putting on this gig in The Underground on Dame St. Dublin tomorrow 8pm. I saw Tom and Selina with the band last… https://t.co/l3nHFqaQE4
Retweeted by Colin Roche
11/29
2019
Oh Ireland. Or rather @LeoVaradkar & @Paschald. Being a country sized tax loophole is not sustainable. #taxjusticehttps://t.co/EsoUWHcun3
11/28
2019
The UN says we need more than 7% emissions cut per annum and yet the the EU is still subsidising more fossil fuel i… https://t.co/ZlRvd7Iyz8My wonderful colleague @Richard_Dixon explains.. https://t.co/fL1I9EZNuJ
11/26
2019
@KevinClimate That would certainly be a good start. Good luck over there!
11/22
2019
“Gas has never been so much criticised in Europe,” says Total's head of gas. Get used to it. #NoRoomForGashttps://t.co/wEcEKymPY2
11/21
2019
Time to ensure climate policy serves the public, not lobbyists https://t.co/4f7Eyrxguf
Retweeted by Colin RocheAnd they're off....a long way to go but the US won't stop drilling fossil fuels without a beginning. Great to see s… https://t.co/oqGsA1FFqw
11/20
2019
@adoukas @FriendsofEurope @JorgensenJuul Here it is, sponsored by the gas industry https://t.co/emaqCCKoJbGreat to see @financialtimes warning about the dangers of continued gas use https://t.co/Nmx6eh6lf3 #NoRoomForGashttps://t.co/Q1TDRgATL3Another day, another energy event bought by the fossil fuel industry. #WEO @FriendsofEurope @JorgensenJuulhttps://t.co/czfdpXhAHd
11/18
2019
@EU_Commission @EIB It's a bit rich after weakening the text and still promoting more than 55 new fossil gas projec… https://t.co/bJmedO9k59True life: I'm an environmental reporter and I got to report some good news. “Now all other banks, public and pri… https://t.co/twvh6C0xJ9
Retweeted by Colin RocheFin de règne pour le mythe du gaz comme énergie de transition en Europe ! ✊ Le bras armé financier de l'UE va mettr… https://t.co/KXhcfEWmbD
Retweeted by Colin RocheEuropean Investment Bank to phase out fossil fuels financing https://t.co/jmJ6QUcYufIn a huge win for our @foeeurope allies and the planet, the European Investment Bank just agreed to stop funding mo… https://t.co/v5jAKaWiJl
Retweeted by Colin Roche @Antoine_Climate @EIB @Counter_Balance @BasEickhout @CatherineOlier @FoodWaterEurope @gastivists @FactFischinghttps://t.co/1qPqDSvPot
11/15
2019
@CiaranCuffe @EIB Worrying to think how many gas projects might be stuffed into the pipeline in the meantime, not t… https://t.co/K1OXkYQ4dD @SamJamesMorgan @EIB although after 2 rounds its more like a compromise on top of a compromise. Worrying to think h… https://t.co/5H83TqUfz4 @pcanfin And it's done.With the opposition of Germany, the European Commission and others to the most ambitious draft it also shows how fa… https://t.co/v5yQiDJIzmFinally @EIB recognise that lending must stop to all fossil fuels including gas. A great victory for campaigners ac… https://t.co/hlSBw51A5C @paola_tamma @Niall_Sargent @EIB @EU_Commission .although only after the concessions made after the first draft.All eyes on the European Investment Bank today, as their Board decides whether to ditch fossil fuels. Will Germany… https://t.co/n474hA36ES
Retweeted by Colin Roche
11/14
2019
@IEA getting it wrong again, and again #FixTheWEO https://t.co/EQp5oYHpeIThe @IEA talks a big game on #climate yet puts a 3°C scenario at the center of #WEO19. We need to #FixTheWEO: https://t.co/3VKHeCXZbZFormer U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges German government to support a #FossilFreeEIB Will you listen?… https://t.co/pmQ7Sw54N6'Stop Gas' say @DivestBerlin and @FossilFreeDE to German government before the European Investment Bank votes on it… https://t.co/fWsz2jQJYTBreaking: Shell’s long anticipated response to court summons is in! “Shell's evasive response to our court summons… https://t.co/ZZ9V70MrZd
Retweeted by Colin Roche
11/13
2019
'EIB gas loans would breach legal duties' say top environmental lawyers @ClientEarth #FossilFreeEIBhttps://t.co/MpkAihpgk3.@vonderleyen help the @EIB win this race and become a climate bank! Act now and tell the @EU_Commission,… https://t.co/RaGLYUvpEb
Retweeted by Colin RocheJust 2 days before the EIB are supposed to make a decision to become a #FossilFreeEIB Spanish campaigners are deman… https://t.co/MGclGqEjOD
11/12
2019
Today 91 courageous #climate activists disrupted and forced the cancellation of the European Annual #Gas Conference… https://t.co/ipW1jWeH3T
Retweeted by Colin Roche
11/6
2019
1970: One more lane will fix it. 1980: One more lane will fix it. 1990: One more lane will fix it. 2000: One more l… https://t.co/rCALTi8ou9
Retweeted by Colin Roche
11/5
2019
In 1979, Fietsersbond made the original "Spatial Use" poster, which has since been distributed and duplicated the w… https://t.co/vp0TyS7XMc
Retweeted by Colin Roche
11/3
2019
Fantastic news. Fracking banned in UK as government makes major UK turn. Huge congrats to @NoFrackLancshttps://t.co/2nLyDlN2Ft
11/2
2019
What a shocking waste of money to support fossil gas. A #FossilFreePolitic is urgently needed to deliver a… https://t.co/opF4h9SLgWEmissions keep rising, temperatures keep rising and the fossil fuel industry keeps lobbying so we've decided to lau… https://t.co/TecM2faH9iJust some of the millions spent by the fossil fuel industry on lobbying in the EU. Is it any wonder the… https://t.co/uzrGz6YsjrThere's @MarkRuffalo telling it like it is; why #ShannonLNG shouldn't be backed by @LeoVaradkar and why Europe shou… https://t.co/LY42m6M3BrIt's time for to get stop the fossil fuel industry influencing our politics so they can keep causing climate disast… https://t.co/9TPPed3xYe
10/24
2019
Our wonderful colleagues in Uganda and France, bringing Total to justice. https://t.co/i7ITiBwIym
10/23
2019
The @EIB has failed to agree to stop lending to climate-killing fossil fuels - decision postponed - extremely conce… https://t.co/lF3GbtjMB8
Retweeted by Colin Roche
10/15
2019
Absolutely disproportionate & violent behaviour by #Brussels police at #ExtinctionRebellion protest Peaceful famil… https://t.co/NmtbH7XmV5
Retweeted by Colin RocheVisit Belgium! #climateemergency #royalrebellion https://t.co/vaejg8OL5l
10/12
2019
[Thread] Today is hearing hangover day after 🎤24 commissioner hearings 🎤72 hours of interviews 🎤1200 questions 🎤1… https://t.co/OaZ9xeC7zR
Retweeted by Colin Roche
10/10
2019
Revealed: the 20 firms behind a third of all carbon emissions. https://t.co/vacrIJ4XL9
10/9
2019
#Timmermans says we must avoid investment in anything which goes in the opposite direction from the energy transiti… https://t.co/pUlWDATguW#Gas is the Commission's #climate achilles heal. #Timmermans admits it's an unsustainable source of energy - but b… https://t.co/4M4zW2nC2B
Retweeted by Colin Roche#Timmermans says fossil gas is 'not a sustainable source of energy' but offers a bright future for hydrogen. Will h… https://t.co/bHv4djOCgs#Timmermans 'I cannot say we have rooted out all contradictory policies' . Will he 'root out' fossil fuel subsidies?
10/8
2019
Lots of hard work from Scottish campaigners including @FoEScot pays off as Scottish Government confirm 'no support… https://t.co/pQQmTaSRX4
10/7
2019
One word in Greta Thunberg's speeches has been given little to no attention, despite being the key to climate actio… https://t.co/OyJuicGBy2
Retweeted by Colin RocheAmazing work by @foeireland @SCC_Ireland @love_leitrim @NHNAireland and others to fight another new fossil gas proj… https://t.co/41W3KT3xLy
10/4
2019
Well done! Irish MEP's call on @LeoVaradkar to take the #ShannonLNG terminal off the list at tomorrow's meeting! T… https://t.co/FTdLji6jyA
Retweeted by Colin RocheSay No to US Fracked Gas in Ireland! Put the lives of people and the environment over the profits of the dirty… https://t.co/ohJkF8rlT4
Retweeted by Colin RocheNot even a recognition of the problem that this is a climate emergency, not a problem of too-expensive energy. How… https://t.co/Ph7JfS9jqxEnergy investments need to be in line with the Paris climate targets says @KadriSimson but still supports more inve… https://t.co/ay975Vqd8SIt's important to diversify energy sources says @KadriSimson But no recognition so far that demand for gas will be… https://t.co/Baj1shEuxxUnclear position by @KadriSimson on future EU investments: She claims @EIB will become "EU Climate Bank" BUT does… https://t.co/2XWwIT5qyL
Retweeted by Colin Roche @foeeurope @KadriSimson It seems not if you are supporting LNG and gas infrastructure. You can't respond effectivel… https://t.co/P1N0zXYUkZ
10/3
2019
Great news. Congrats to Mark Rylance and all the young people who forced the change. Another little step to ending… https://t.co/nm9L3mDiBY @OisinCoghlan @RichardbrutonTD It couldn't?
10/2
2019
Great initiative to rebalance life and economy https://t.co/B377Vr3rss
9/27
2019

0