Farmers Urge EPA & USDA to Address Threat from Dicamba Pesticide Drift

Washington, DC – As members of Congress return to Capitol Hill today, 85 farm and farmer support organizations sent letters to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) urging them to better protect farm families from an unprecedented… Read More

Why Marginalized Voices Matter in Climate Change Negotiations

Photo by Orin Langelle courtesy of PhotoLangelle.org   Originally published by GlobalWitness.org   As a student attending the COP21 conference in Paris in December 2015, I witnessed first-hand just how marginalized populations are disproportionately impacted yet rarely included… Read More

Trump Administration Sued Over GE Food Labeling

Washington, DC — Center for Food Safety (CFS) filed a federal lawsuit against the Trump Administration for its failure to comply with the 2016 federal law on the labeling of genetically engineered (GE) food. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and… Read More

Reports Show Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Ineffective and Risky

GeneWatch UK released an updated report on Oxitec’s releases of genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes in the Cayman Islands. The report cites new information regarding ineffectiveness and risks, including the annual report of the project, recently released as a result… Read More

White People Must Destroy White Supremacy

Ron Jacobs is a friend to GJEP Co-founders Orin Langelle and Anne Petermann. He was part of and studies the movements of the 60s and 70s and is the author of Daydream Sunset: Sixties Counterculture in the Seventies. In this Counterpunch… Read More

‘Outrageous, Reckless’ Decision to Keep Nuclear Reactors Running in Houston

Two nuclear reactors at the South Texas Project near Bay City, Texas should be shut down immediately in order to protect public safety in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, three watchdog groups warned today. With additional rainfall and… Read More

Climate Change and Hurricane Harvey

The war on the term “climate change” is a prominent feature in the Trump administration’s destruction of the US environmental sector. However, it is impossible to discuss the devastation of Hurricane Harvey without naming it a main cause…. Read More

Dismantling Power: The Zapatista Vision to Transform Mexico from Below

Graffiti in support of Zapatistas, San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico, 1996.  Photolangelle.org GJEP co-Founder Orin Langelle has been working in support of the Zapatista struggle for liberation since learning of the uprising on New Years Day… Read More

Hurricane Harvey: Pollution Disaster in the Wake of the Storm

In the aftermath of Hurricane Irene in 2011 in Vermont.  Photolangelle.org The worst of the weather may be over, but the real environmental tragedy could just be beginning. As journalist, Emily Atkins reports, Hurricane Harvery had the potential… Read More

Records Show EPA Coordination with Monsanto to Slow Herbicide Review

By CAREY GILLAM Originally Published at US Right To Know   Newly released government email communications show a persistent effort by multiple officials within the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to slow a separate federal agency’s safety review of… Read More