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

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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W.H.O. adds Roundup main ingredient to ‘probable’ carcinogen list

The World Health Organization has just promoted the Monsanto creation, the pesticide glyphosate – main ingredient to Roundup with a wealth of evidence already for its health damaging effects – to its ‘probable’ cancer-causing list. The highest category is… Read More

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