The Dirty History of Corporate Greenwashing

Bruce Watson with the Guardian takes a look back at the evolution of greenwashing in a recent piece. He looks back to when the term emerged in the 1980s, and spotlights some of the biggest “hit” commercials offered… Read More

Promoting Cutting Trees to Store Carbon? It’s 1984 All Over Again

NOTE: GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann and Daphne Wysham of SEEN co-founded the Durban Group for Climate Justice in 2004.  Daphne is an expert on climate policy and carbon trading.   Promoting cutting trees to store carbon! It’s… Read More

WATCH: #Stand4Forests on Arbor Day! We All Deserve a Breath of Fresh Air!

Via Dogwood Alliance Happy Arbor Day! It’s so easy to love our forests, isn’t it? We know, though, that these gems are threatened. Please help Dogwood Alliance today and share our most recent video, #Stand4Forests, on Facebook, Twitter,… Read More

EARTH WATCH: Adam Macon of Dogwood Alliance

This week’s guest on the Earth Watch segment on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show was Adam Macon, campaign director at Dogwood Alliance. Dogwood is raising awareness about the manufacturing of United States southern forests into wood pellets that… Read More

GE American Chestnuts: Save the forest by destroying it?

  A handful of scientists are working to genetically engineer the iconic American chestnut tree which they hope to release throughout the forests of the Appalachians and the Eastern US. Indigenous Peoples, scientists and others are raising alarms about the risks… Read More

Stealth legislation on GE Trees in New Zealand?

The government of New Zealand are being accused of legislating by stealth by tearing down local protections that prohibit GMOs and GE Trees. The proposed National Environment Standard on Plantation Forestry (NES-PF) would loosen restrictions on genetically modified pine… Read More