While All Eyes on Trump, Climate Change Rears its Ugly Head

A fitting article for the last day of the UN Climate Conference in Marrakech where, Trump or no Trump, once again, nothing useful got done. The North Pole is an insane 36 degrees warmer than normal as winter… Read More

COP22 Protest and Die In for Environmental Justice for Safi and Imider, Morocco

Marrakech, Morocco — At COP22 on Thursday afternoon, a group of twenty international activists staged a die-in at the Office Chérifien des Phosphates (OCP) pavilion, in protest of the company’s environmental injustices in Morocco. Citing economic and health impacts, and dearth… Read More

Climate Talks in Morocco Amid Human Rights Violations, Corruption and Impunity

The annual UN Climate Talks started this week in Marrakech. While all eyes are glued to the (in)action of governments to address climate change, a piece written by Daniel Voskoboynik on The Verb explains more about the troubling… Read More

Earth Entered New Era of Anthropogenic Climate Disruption in September

Earth entered a new phase of era of anthropogenic climate disruption (ACD) in September, Truthout author Dahr Jamail writes. September 2016 will now be remembered as the month that Earth passed the threshold of 400 ppm of CO2 in the… Read More

IPCC Geo-Engineering Schemes Are Not Environmental Saviors

Lili Fuhr, heads the Ecology and Sustainable Development Department at the Heinrich Böll Foundation, recently published an editorial titled, “Radical Realism About Climate Change” on Project-Syndicate.org. In the piece, Fuhr argues that the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate… Read More

Paris Climate Agreement Demands a Radical Transformation Rather Than Risky Technologies for Climate Protection

From Friends of the Earth: BERLIN/AECHEN – One week ahead of the coming-into-force of the Paris Climate Agreement, the German Catholic Bishops’ Organisation for Development Cooperation (MISEREOR), Friends of the Earth Germany (BUND), and the Heinrich Böll Foundation… Read More

WATCH: Climate Change, Militarism and War – The Rise of a New Militant Climate Movement

Via Cca-glasgow.com: The Paris climate talks in December 2015 were a con. Despite agreeing a commitment to keep global warming to 1.5°C, the actual plans set forward by governments point to warming of between 2.4°C and 3.7°C –… Read More

WATCH: Trailer for COP21 Documentary ‘Not Without Us’

Note: For more critiques on the failures of the COP 21 Paris Accord, visit GJEP’s Paris Blog Via NotWithoutUs.com: Not Without Us follows seven multi-generational, grassroots activists from around the world as they head to Paris for the 21st session… Read More

Post-Paris Climate Talks: Implementation at Any Price

As chronicled in our Paris COP21 Blog section, there was good reason to be skeptical leading up to United Nations conference on climate change known as COP21, which was held in Paris last winter. In this piece published by… Read More

WATCH: ‘Polluters Summit’ of Oil and Gas Companies Blocked in France

In the follow-up of the COP21 held in Paris last year, activists blocked the International Oil & Gas Deepwater Summit (MCE Deepwater Development Summit) held in Pau, France this week with civil disobedience and direct actions. Total, Shell, Exxon,… Read More