New Earth Minute: Anne Petermann on a Throw-Away World

Clearcut in the Shawnee National Forest during songbird mating season, May, 2019 Photo: Langelle  

New Earth Minute with Anne Petermann on the Lie of Jet Blue Going Carbon Neutral

Photo courtesy: World Rainforest Movement, Bulletin 247   The Washington Post recently published an article that “Jet Blue plans to go completely carbon neutral on all U.S. Flights.” While this sounds like a delightful and guilt-free way to… Read More

Earth Minute: The Trillion Tree Proposal–Just a Glorified REDD Project?

Earth Minute: Global Tree Restoration Potential This week GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann takes a close look at the hidden threats and unanswered questions in the Global Tree Restoration Potential–a new study published in Science that examines the… Read More

Earth Minute: “Editing” the Genomes of Trees for Industrial Profits with CRISPR

This week’s Earth Minute features Ruddy Turnstone of GJEP and the Campaign to STOP GE Trees reporting from the 2019 IUFRO Tree Biotechnology Conference in Raleigh, NC about the promotion of CRISPR, an extreme genetic engineering technology, to… Read More

Earth Minute: Plastics Ban or Ban on All Disposables?

Earth Minute: 12 June 2019 by Anne Petermann GJEP partners with the Sojourner Truth show on KPFK Pacifica Radio, Los Angeles for a weekly Earth Minute every Wednesday and an Earth Watch interview on Thursdays. On June 10th,… Read More

Earth Minute Radio: Chestnut Champions Resign Over GE Trees

Earth Minute 4/17/19, Sojourner Truth show, KPFK Pacifica Radio, Los Angeles Anne Petermann discusses the choice of two Board members of the American Chestnut Foundation to resign due to the TACF support for genetically engineering the American chestnut… Read More

Earth Minute: Tribute to Lawrence Ferlinghetti on his 100th birthday

This week GJEP Executive Director reads a poem by poet, anarchist and painter Lawrence Ferlinghetti in honor of his 100th birthday. Lawrence Ferlinghetti, the poet, anarchist and painter who co-founded City Light books in San Francisco turned 100… Read More

Earth Minute: The Racism and Colonialism of Big Conservation Groups

On this week’s Earth Minute, GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann discusses the inherent racism and colonialism of big conservation groups promote the idea that “nature” should be separated from humans. Transcript of the Earth Minute: Protecting forests is… Read More

Earth Minute: Dam Collapse in Brazil Exposes Dangers of Bolsonaro Deregulation Plans

GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann discussed Brazil in her Earth Minute segment this week.  GJEP partners with the Sojourner Truth show for a weekly Earth Minute on Wednesdays and an Earth Watch interview segment on Thursdays. This week… Read More