Biotech, Paper Companies Agree To Grow More Resource Sucking Eucalpytus in Brazil

GE tree company ArborGen announced today that it is expanding its agreement with International Paper Brazil (IP).  IP will be granting ArborGen additional access to the library of IP’s Eucalyptus genetic material. Eucalyptus is the most widely planted hardwood… 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: ‘Threatened Forests’ The Hidden Truth Behind EU ‘Green Energy’

The film ‘Threatened Forests’ reveals the hidden truth behind “green energy” in the EU. It’s being shown on EUBioenergy.com during the month of May, a moment when the European Commission is consulting stakeholders on sustainable bioenergy policy. Filmmaker Benoit… Read More

LISTEN: Earth Minute – Remembering Indigenous Movement Leader Berta Cáceres

Global Justice Ecology Project’s Anne Petermann discusses the assassination of Berta Cáceres on this week’s Earth Minute. Listen to Earth Minute on the Sojourner Truth Show on KPFK Radio. In the early morning of March 3rd, Berta Cáceres, a leader of… Read More

Biomyths: Bioenergy carbon neutrality myth is a time bomb under proposed climate deal

8 Dec, 2015 The Global Forest Coalition [1] has launched a new report at the Paris climate talks today titled “Biomyths, the Costly Carbon Scam of Bioenergy”. [2] The report exposes how large-scale bioenergy is being promoted as a… Read More

Report warns of science-fiction solution being promoted at Paris Climate Conference

The following release and report from Biofuelwatch shows that relying on Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS) as a quick-fix climate solution “is nothing more than smoke and mirrors.” The release coincides with the global climate negotiations in Paris…. Read More

Green Shock Doctrine

May 12, 2014 There is much being said and written today about how to effectively address the oncoming catastrophe of climate change, which is already, for many, tragically real. There is a crucial and obvious need for a… Read More