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

New Genetically Engineered Tree To Avoid Federal Oversight Completely

USDA Refuses to Regulate or Assess GE Tree January 26, 2015 (Washington, DC)—A genetically engineered (GE) tree may already be planted in field tests, and eventually be commercialized, in the U.S. without having gone through any regulatory oversight… Read More

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MintPress covers GE Trees

December 6, 2014 Christine Graef’s article for MintPress News brings to light numerous concerns that are raised by the Campaign to STOP Genetically Engineered Trees, and its member groups, including Global Justice Ecology Project.  For more on the dangers… Read More

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Say NO to GMO chestnuts this holiday season

Anne Petermann, December 3, 2014 In a society rising up against the corporate capture of our food supply in the form of GMOs, a new untested and not-yet-approved GMO food is being promoted: the GMO chestnut. An op-ed in… Read More

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