‘Forests Cannot be Treated as an Offset’ – A Response to the Katowice Declaration on Forests

Via Redd-Monitor.org Lsat week, REDD Monitor reported about the Katowice Declaration on Forests for the Climate. The final version of declaration was released shortly after REDD-Monitor’s post. There were significant changes, but the Declaration remains bullshit. Chris Lange of ReddMonitor… Read More

WATCH: Direct Action is the Antidote to Despair

Global Justice Ecology Project Executive Director Ann Petermann spoke at the Global Climate Convergence in New York City on Sept. 19, 2014. Petermann presented at the opening plenary session and hosted a joint workshop with Dr. Rachel Smolker,… Read More

Time is Now to Act and Prevent Environmental Catastrophe

100 academics, authors, politicians and campaigners from across the world call for action to address climate change In our complex, interdependent global ecosystem, life is dying, with species extinction accelerating. The climate crisis is worsening much faster than… Read More

Justice for Atty Ben, Farmer’s Rights Advocate

They tried to bury us. They did not know we were seeds. – Mexican proverb” The Magsasaka at Siyentipiko para sa Pag-unlad ng Agrikultura (MASIPAG) strongly condemns the murder of Atty Benjamin Ramos, peoples’ lawyer and advocate for… Read More

‘Brutal’ New Research Offers Global ‘Reality Check’ As World Leaders Discuss Paris Accord Goals at COP24

By Jessica CorbettCommonDreams.org As world leaders are meeting at the COP24 in Poland to discuss how to achieve goals outlined in the 2015 Paris climate agreement, scientists and activists are raising alarm about “brutal” new research published by the Global… Read More

Menu at UN Climate Conference Could Contribute 4,000 Metric Tons of Greenhouse Gases

KATOWICE, Poland— New analysis from the Center for Biological Diversity, Farm Forward and Brighter Green today finds that the meat-heavy menu at the United Nations’ Framework Convention on Climate Change conference COP24 could contribute more than 4,000 metric tons of greenhouse… Read More

Coal is King at UN Climate Talks in Poland

This week, countries gather in Katowice, Poland, for the latest round of UN climate negotiations, known as COP24. Their plan is to try to agree on how to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement. However, the Polish Government has… Read More

LISTEN: Deforestation Spikes in Brazil

This week’s Earth Watch guest is Christian Poirier of Amazon Watch. Earth Watch is a regular segment on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show, which airs on KPFK-FM in Los Angeles. From the Sojourner Truth Radio Show:  New threats… Read More

Extinction Rebellion Shuts Down London Bridges to Save Mother Earth

Day of revolt leads to mass arrests in the UK as protest participants argue too many still don’t “recognize the seriousness of our existential crisis” and almost nobody is doing enough to end humanity’s wreckless assault on planet’s… Read More

LISTEN: Rachel Smolker On Biofuels & Their Environmental Impact

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show was  Dr. Rachel Smolker with Biofuelwatch, who discussed this week’s Bioeconomy Day of Action.  Smolker is a co-director of Biofuelwatch, and an organizer with Energy Justice Network. She has… Read More