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

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When is a plan not a plan? When it's a climate plan written by the Irish government. Over to you now for delivery… https://t.co/gpxBV0KBsZ @climatecaseire Congratulations! Well done all for a fight well fought. A great day for Irish climate action
7/31
2020
The oil industry will not recover from #Covid19. Oil giant Shell reports a net LOSS of $18.4 billion for the second… https://t.co/ZrYansrKoc
Retweeted by Colin Roche @CaroRance Like Christmas. But in August. I like it.
7/30
2020
Great move. Though the concentration on the most extreme fossil fuels is already out of date. It's really time to g… https://t.co/kC4Z1Y5QBjHorrifying. 212 activists were *killed* last year defending the environment from exploitation by agribusiness, oil… https://t.co/s6jfLWDSkm
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7/29
2020
The #PfG pledged to block fracked gas imports via LNG terminals. Now we need a Government policy on LNG - before in… https://t.co/a1YCWmRDJ7
7/25
2020
Remember when EU Energy Commissioner promoted herself in Shell apparel this month? Oops - a new report shows Shell… https://t.co/oPsmplIZfD
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7/24
2020
And yet EU Commissioners will still happily appear under their logos even while they're on trial. It's time to dit… https://t.co/wJb0684rNpSomebody's getting some cash. Yes, the fossil fuel industry. Again. #keepitintheground UK could face lawsuit over… https://t.co/PfmLzJZTLr
7/22
2020
Yes, in the midst of a climate emergency the Netherlands still thinks it's wise to give the fossil fuel industry a… https://t.co/FiwMy9htWITo finance ministers attending the #G20: People across the world are demanding that you spend trillions of COVID-1… https://t.co/cduwC5gjx8Dear President @Lagarde & @ECB, You claim to care about the climate but give recovery money to polluters 🔥 As you… https://t.co/CbBFCbwYobDear @eucopresident & @PaoloGentiloni, Choices you make this week will influence the world for decades to come. T… https://t.co/geNL4CmINU
7/17
2020
The Rijksmuseum Boerhaave has been infected by Shell. In exchange for sponsoring, Shell is part of the permanent ex… https://t.co/BwUHD79kfl
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7/16
2020
One more step. #FossilFreeEurope https://t.co/O43jcnepAo
7/14
2020
3 strikes against the fossil fuel industry. That's a good few days #KeepItInTheGround https://t.co/7qDmXwDX4Q
7/8
2020
Over 5,600 fossil fuel companies have taken at least $3bn in US Covid-19 aid https://t.co/Mo1ucvkPj8Yes it must. EU must end investment protection in the fossil sector https://t.co/hOY719YWf3
7/7
2020
2020 is the year that @shell is facing unprecedented legal scrutiny over its Nigeria operations. For the latest, he… https://t.co/qfjahjcPZ7
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7/2
2020
Ogoni women protesting the failure to clean up @Shell devastating oil pollution in Nigeria #NoCleanUpNoJustice https://t.co/pmsrXAYnwLAnother small step on the road to end #fossilgas and to a #FossilFreeEurope EU ministers exclude nuclear, fossil… https://t.co/CTF6X6uvpQGas industry wants us to consume more fossil gas - in the form of hydrogen. Industry alliance rebels against ‘all… https://t.co/iuQ2bcupbe
6/26
2020
Cheers to people power fueled initiatives rising to fix the climate crisis!⚡✊ Here's the story of @LaCorrienteCoophttps://t.co/8zqGr9e7AQ
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6/25
2020
The UK Supreme Court is hearing a case against #Shell - NOW: https://t.co/dvngycwMUV Watch👇 to find out more about… https://t.co/QT8ezr6FjE
Retweeted by Colin RocheThis time tomorrow an important #bizhumanrights hearing starts @UKSupremeCourt. The case has been brought by 2 Nige… https://t.co/LFVNvDZg9r
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6/23
2020
What a nice new cycle path beside the Brussels canal. Looking forward to seeing more of these soon in Ireland https://t.co/aDlftO94Xm
6/22
2020
Back in 2011, the UN reported devastating oil pollution in Nigeria. 9 years, millions of $ and many promises later,… https://t.co/8pTRHQuEsNWorld has six months to avert climate crisis, says energy expert https://t.co/Oir1YL2f7C
6/19
2020
Gas projects are fuelling chaos in Mozambique 🔥 A windfall for the gas industry, a curse for the country… https://t.co/OzWRhezg9WAu Mozambique, l’exploitation du gaz tourne au cauchemar ☠️ A l'abri des regards, la France en est directement comp… https://t.co/g6SZKlElTP
Retweeted by Colin Roche1958 @shell started pumping oil in the Niger Delta Every year there are hundreds of spills 2011 the UN found mass… https://t.co/NhISIESBu8
Retweeted by Colin RocheNigeria and Shell have failed to implement most recommendations made by the UN to clean up oil pollution in the Nig… https://t.co/tU0LPfeqXX
Retweeted by Colin RocheIt's time to stop funding #gas @TimmermansEU and kick polluters out of deciding our energy future #NoRoomForGashttps://t.co/5w48TTmHPVNo Clean Up, No Justice. The people of the Niger Delta continue to wait for clean up of decades of @Shell oil pollu… https://t.co/I19qZ3CuJr
6/18
2020
Wow! Ireland's proposed new government plans to: 👏stop new oil and gas extraction 👏ban fracked #gas imports 👏stop… https://t.co/S9cPntGjU2
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6/17
2020
This is how Big Oil gets away with it: Dutch ambassador to Nigeria leaked confidential info to Shell: report https://t.co/Xq38wXr9aE
6/5
2020
Today on @openDemocracy our article "#Covid19 and public support from @ecb & @EIB for big polluting corporations".… https://t.co/6OPwUIAKwZ
Retweeted by Colin RocheLiving near oil and gas wells linked to low birthweight in babies https://t.co/SVsMyybwba
6/4
2020
While the world is facing a #ClimateEmergency, the fossil fuel industry can use the Energy Charter Treaty to underm… https://t.co/OXSyLeY2eJ
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6/2
2020
12 years ago I made a TV documentary in which climate scientist John Sweeney predicted farmers in the east of Irela… https://t.co/gotMg9oe7y
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5/29
2020
Today the CEO of the American Petroleum Institute denied that oil & gas companies are seeking a government bailout.… https://t.co/NGUrPFJMwt
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5/28
2020
1/ The scale of public support for serious #ClimateActionNow in this poll is stunning. We hope the results will giv… https://t.co/fGbl7W7LSk
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5/23
2020
Are you a #climate activist? Then find out about the obscure treaty that threatens to undermine the clean energy tr… https://t.co/idW6QjTTCk
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5/19
2020
János, our party member was arrested early today for a critical Facebook post. The basis was Orbán’s #COVID law thr… https://t.co/jjRjP2N5j3
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5/16
2020
Great to see @fiannafailparty and @FineGael recognise we need to stop building for fossil fuels. Let's get on with… https://t.co/A5pxNyM0wg🔴 Commissioner @dreynders just committed, at a @RBCwg webinar, to new legislation on mandatory human rights and env… https://t.co/vVqRpmJzRz
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4/29
2020
Pressure mounting on forming Government to reject plans for imported fracked gas terminals from 130 groups. Ireland… https://t.co/Gm2dXE9pk5
Retweeted by Colin Roche#COVID19 is making energy poverty worse: millions are confined in inadequate homes. The EU's recovery must be gree… https://t.co/UnlEMqpi5P
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4/27
2020
Just as #ClimateStrikeOnline kicks off.... #Norway🇳🇴 announces it will ALLOW oil drilling in the Arctic at the ice… https://t.co/qYdgIbxsTD
Retweeted by Colin RocheI demand a #GreenRecovery to overcome the economic tragedy of #COVID19. We need an expanded and boosted… https://t.co/N1CdVKOziG
4/24
2020
#Solidarity with @Naturvern | We demand the Norwegian government set a southern border against oil drilling and pro… https://t.co/uzyZL5VJnI
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4/23
2020
*Job alert* Come and work with us to help us grow the climate justice movement. We're recruiting a campaigner in Br… https://t.co/gUwywiSj05
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4/21
2020
Why the @IEA are wrong about gas (and all fossil fuels) by @kellyatrout https://t.co/3kgIUtAmUA https://t.co/UVRVRUI7joWell done @greenpeaceuk for taking on the UK government and the oil industry to keep North Sea oil in the ground. https://t.co/g8sEL6dLF5
4/14
2020
A true giant of the global South movements - Martin has inspired so many of us in the struggles for trade justice,… https://t.co/oFxatmoyL7
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4/1
2020
Incredibly the Alberta government chooses to spend billions on a tar sands pipeline in the middle of all this. Not… https://t.co/V6czVbp6LBI'm sadly not surprised at all by this fact - but I am shocked that I'd never heard it before. This is why we need… https://t.co/m84RYlsRWH
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3/31
2020
Well done to @SimonHarrisTD to recognise that everyone should have equal access to healthcare whatever their income… https://t.co/oqylin3Lhg"The airline is pressing its government for a moratorium on new taxation, “in particular the tax being discussed wi… https://t.co/WGy5YxoOWq
Retweeted by Colin RocheYes they must. Covid-19 economic rescue plans must be green, say environmentalists https://t.co/Gl0AwBctWs
3/24
2020
Very timely. Bringing climate justice thinking to the COVID-19 pandemic. https://t.co/HL12UTVBU5
3/23
2020
The worst people in the world are in charge of everything. It's time for this to change. That's my sophisticated po… https://t.co/BoI2RAqDpy
Retweeted by Colin RocheOur president @kgaiji got arrested today. Why ? He was among the people critizing the void in the current governmen… https://t.co/kt34Y2632D
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3/14
2020
An opportunity to #KeepItInTheGround https://t.co/SQF63nobqh
3/10
2020
Another inspiring day on the streets in Brussels. Can't wait till these people are in charge. #ClimateStrike https://t.co/f3WZgeRGLh
3/6
2020
Great point by @klillington. Bad jobs are bad for everyone. #Covid19 I was a gig economy employee with a virus who… https://t.co/Srf6jxfZDH
3/5
2020
Great work by @FTM_nl showing how Shell and others funded climate denial #fossilfreepolitics https://t.co/Z3eWWJQWqD
3/4
2020
We've won our case against the government! The Court of Appeal has judged their plans for Heathrow expansion illega… https://t.co/vh517JYR15
Retweeted by Colin RocheFantastic. Heathrow third runway ruled illegal over climate change https://t.co/9JImhl0lsg
2/27
2020
This is a win. #keepitintheground Teck withdraws application for $20B Frontier oilsands mine, citing debate around… https://t.co/R64rhHg9Gl
2/24
2020
A revealing insight into the double game paid by fossil fuel companies - confess concern in public and do everythin… https://t.co/M1ObvZEPOu
2/22
2020
Jeff Bezos announced $10bn donation to his Earth Fund this morning. Our statement: “The international scientific c… https://t.co/8PCxSBU4br
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2/19
2020
Just 2 days after the European Parliament voted on 55+ fossil gas projects the EU's Ombudsman opens an enquiry into… https://t.co/CCM50Kvub6
2/14
2020
@pcanfin @GretaThunberg @TimmermansEU If @TimmermansEU really means not to fund gas projects, then lets hear that.… https://t.co/S1rLZOSgd2The Australien Government has made an ad about this summer’s fires and it’s surprisingly honest and informative 🇦🇺🔥… https://t.co/AuECd93qgZ
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2/13
2020
Dear @IEA: We don’t need a “grand coalition” with oil companies. We need #climate action based on science - action… https://t.co/1D4TGSqietIn the midst of a climate emergency so many MEPs are still failing to stop fossil fuels. @RenewEurope it's time to… https://t.co/KMGWtPn29CSince no gas projects are compatible with a Green Deal will @TimmermansEU clarify that they will immediately stop s… https://t.co/orjHion5I2Gas industry (@Eurogas_Eu) lies have no limits. ⬅️"Gas infrastructure will carry H2, biogas & biomethane" REALLY… https://t.co/ELnDSSY7FC
Retweeted by Colin RocheToday, the @Europarl_EN can vote to stop support for more than 55 new fossil gas projects. We’re in a… https://t.co/diA9sVIxxUToday, the @Europarl_EN can vote to stop support for more than 55 new fossil gas projects. We’re in a… https://t.co/2RZ44q7g9nToday, the @Europarl_EN can vote to stop support for more than 55 new fossil gas projects. We’re in a… https://t.co/j8xEkEZES9Today, the @Europarl_EN can vote to stop support for more than 55 new fossil gas projects. We’re in a… https://t.co/PxDFEenojRToday, the @Europarl_EN can vote to stop support for more than 55 new fossil gas projects. We’re in a… https://t.co/VULHCRtdFU
2/12
2020
We’re in a #ClimateEmergency Tomorrow the @Europarl_EN can vote to stop support for more than 55 new fossil gas pro… https://t.co/FOntENaqDy @RenewEurope @KadriSimson So you will vote against the list? It's time to use your power to stop fossil fuel projec… https://t.co/eLB9a1ZCCREU money needs to promote a just transition to truly affordable, renewable energy for all, not #FossilGas. MEPs, ac… https://t.co/Jw0n4uVPGv
Retweeted by Colin RocheWill you @cesarluena vote to finally stop support for more fossil fuel projects and take action on the climate emer… https://t.co/w1eFMqGoJ0Will you take the chance to vote for action on the climate emergency and against dozens more long lasting fossil f… https://t.co/iPcniS0K8x
2/11
2020
@ManfredWeber Though they are not needed for the energy market as Europe is already oversupplied and needs to reduc… https://t.co/WqWouUMBj5
2/7
2020
The hulk takes on the EU's gas projects! https://t.co/O5oMk5vDLnThe world needs Europe to lead on #climate! Members of the European Parliament, please vote next week against… https://t.co/yqzcwg1r52
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2/5
2020
@billmckibben 'We're in the death-nell phase' of fossil fuel companies says Jim. Let's hurry it up.
2/3
2020
Well done to @ClientEarth to take on new #gas . Theres no excuse for new fossil fuels and #NoRoomForGas in a… https://t.co/UeO4syp5Sk
1/30
2020
This is great. Who will follow? @EURACTIV @POLITICOEurope https://t.co/Fh8iDtZJhl
1/29
2020
Fossil fuel companies are burning the house down - and still paying to deny the #ClimateEmergency. They shouldn’t g… https://t.co/OGvPXNysG6
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1/27
2020
@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
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1/22
2020

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