Rachel Smolker, Ph.D.

rachel150x150Co-director, Biofuelwatch

Rachel Smolker is a co-director of Biofuelwatch, and an organizer with Energy Justice Network. She has researched, written. and organized extensively on the impacts of biofuels and bioenergy on land use, forests, biodiversity, food, people’ and the climate. She also works with various coalitions including the Mobilization for Climate Justice, Climate Justice, Now and others opposing market-based solutions to climate change and other “false solutions.” Learn More

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Report Backs from the Global Days of Action Against GE Trees

Here are reports from all the amazing protests happening all over the world (with more to come!!). Show your solidarity with those fighting GE trees in Brazil! Sign the petition and tell the Brazilian Biosafety Commission to REJECT GE trees…. Read More

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Letter to the Nat’l Academy of Sciences: Stop the GE Trees Bias

This letter was sent by the undersigned organizations to the National Academy of Sciences on 26 March 2015 regarding a GE trees webinar they are hosting on 27 March 2015. You can submit your own comments, or those… Read More

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Keep the Pressure on Brazil! No GE Trees!

On  5 March, the Brazilian Biosafety Commission (CTNBio) was scheduled to decide whether to approve the commercial release of GE trees developed by FuturaGene. This meeting was cancelled after it was disrupted by activists, and after FuturaGene’s operations were taken over… Read More

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