Quarter of a Million People Say ‘NO’ to First-Ever GE Forest Tree Proposed for US

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JULY 6, 2017   Contact: Center for Food Safety: pr@centerforfoodsafety.org, +1.202.547.9359 Tess Ipolito, Global Justice Ecology Project and Campaign to STOP GE Trees tess@globaljusticeecology.org +1.716.867.4080   Overwhelming Opposition to USDA Proposal to Legalize Genetically Engineered… Read More

Three of Four People Will Face Threat of Heat Related Death by 2100

A new study from Nature.com indicates that 30 percent of the world’s population is exposed to potentially deadly heat for 20 days per year or more. According to the study, up to three in four people will face… Read More

Study: Global Warming May Lead to Soils Releasing Carbon

By Andrea Germanos Originally Published at CommonDreams.org   The loss of Arctic sea ice has already been shown to be part of a positive feedback loop driving climate change, and a recent study published in the journal Nature puts… Read More

Climate Change ‘Hotspots’: Why They Matter and Why We Should Invest in Them

Originally published at The Conversation:   The consequences of climate change are already being felt all over the globe. But some regions are particularly affected. These so-called “hotspots” are areas where strong physical and ecological effects of climate… Read More

LISTEN: Anne Petermann on Trump, Climate Change, Energy Development and Tribal Rights

Global Justice Ecology Project Executive Director Anne Petermann was recently a guest on WERU-FM Radio’s RadioActive show with Meredith Francesco discussing the Trump administration’s potential policy on climate change, oil and gas development and tribal rights. The episode… Read More

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

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

Agriculture and Overuse Greater Threats to Wildlife than Climate Change – Study

Efforts to address climate change must not overshadow more immediate priorities for the survival of the world’s flora and fauna, say researchers.   Via Natural Capital Coalition: “Agriculture and the overexploitation of plants and animal species are significantly… Read More

Impact Foresting Release 2015 Annual Global Climate and Catastrophe Report

NOTE: Bear in mind this is the view from Western financial capital, i.e. not particularly concerned with the valuation of climate-related damage done in the Global South. So with Europe lumped with Africa, and the Southern African drought doing… Read More

Carbon Capture: A Propaganda Tool to Let Consumers Rationalize Overconsumption

Richard Smith is an economic historian who has written extensively on capitalism and the environment for academic and Left journals. His book Green Capitalism: the God That Failed (WEA Books) was published in 2015 and his China’s Engine of Ecological Apocalypse… Read More