PRESS RELEASE: Indigenous Groups Announce Grave Concern on Possible Cancun Outcome

Press Release – For Immediate Release International Indigenous Peoples’ Forum on Climate Change (IIPFCC) Indigenous Groups Announce Grave Concern on Possible Cancun Outcome  December 10, 2010 (Cancun) – As the 16th UN Climate Change Conference winds down, Indigenous Peoples… Read More

Forest Policy Fails to Address the Underlying Causes of Deforestation and Degradation

Excessive Demand for Wood and Land is the Major Cause of Deforestation, a New Global Forest Coalition Report Reveals Cancun, Mexico, 1 December 2010 – A report released by the Global Forest Coalition today at the UN Climate… Read More

North America Climate Justice grassroots events on December 7

From: Grassroots Global Justice Alliance December 7 Day of Action: Grassroots Communities in North America Show That There are Alternative Solutions to Climate Change! More than 25 coordinated grassroots events planned across the U.S. and Canada, part of 1000 Cancuns Global Day… Read More

Climate Justice Now! Demands Social Justice at COP16

Source: Climate Justice Now! Espanol debajo CANCUN, MEXICO– Members of Climate Justice Now!, a global network of more than 140 movements and organizations committed to the fight for social, ecological and gender justice, spoke out this morning at the… Read More

Indigenous rights website created for COP-16 coverage

(espanol debajo) MEDIA ADVISORY WHO: Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN), in collaboration with Global Justice Ecology Project, Abya Yala Nexus and Earth Cycles WHAT: COP16 website, with multimedia content and multiple blogs WHERE: WHEN: Monday, Nov 29 to Friday, Dec. 10, 2010…. Read More

Climate Justice Now! will discuss its top priority issues at COP-16

español debajo  Date and Time: Monday, November 29, 10am  Location: Moon Palace Press Conference Room 2  These issues include:  · System Change Not Climate Change (World Bank, Carbon Markets and Financing) · Yes to the Cochabamba Peoples’ Agreement… Read More

Update on the Negotiations at COP-10: Will Biodiversity Survive the Process?

Note: Below is an update written by Anne Petermann on the negotiations at the UN Convention on Biological Diversity’s Tenth Conference of the Parties (COP-10) in Nagoya, Japan.  It is followed by her intervention duing the negotiations on… Read More

Top 10 for COP 10

Note: Global Justice Ecology Project is a member of the CBD Alliance Seeking ‘Biodiversity Justice’ Civil Society Releases Top 10 Concerns at UN Convention on Biological Diversity Nagoya, October 13, 2010. The CBD Alliance (Convention on Biological Diversity… Read More

Letter to Advance Climate Justice at COP16

The fourteenth session of the AWG-KP and the twelfth session of the AWG-LCA are taking place this week in Tianjin, China.  During the last Climate Talks in Bonn in August some concrete proposals were brought to the United Nations… Read More

“Green” energy boom destroys tribes

Source: Survival International To mark the UN Day of Indigenous People, Survival has released a new report highlighting the devastating impact on tribal people of a massive boom in dam-building for hydropower. Drawing on examples from Asia, Africa… Read More