LISTEN: Anne Petermann on False Climate Solutions on ‘Ear to the Pavement’ Podcast

Of all of the things there are to worry about in the Trump era, climate change is at the top of the list. But the failure to act effectively on climate long predates Trump. Anne Peterman, executive director… Read More

Righting a Scientific Wrong: Eunice Foote’s Role in Discovering Principal Cause of Global Warming

By all rights, Eunice Newton Foote should be a household name. More than a century and a half ago, Foote was part of one of the most important scientific discoveries of our time: revealing the role of carbon… Read More

WATCH: Agribusiness Devastating Family Farmers, Rural Communities, Environment

For many family farmers, farming is not just a job, it’s a way of life. Family farms take care of the environment, produce healthy foods, and support strong rural families and communities. But these family farms are disappearing… Read More

Why Clayton Thomas Müller Protested the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion

Clayton Thomas Müller being arrested on Burnaby Mountain on March 18. Photo by Rogue Collective Clayton Thomas-Müller, a board member with Global Justice Ecology Project, recently had an opinion piece titled Why I protested against Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain… Read More

Deforestation Driver of Hottest Day Temperatures Increase Across North America, Europe

The average hottest day of the year in Europe, North America and Asia has been made significantly more intense as a result of deforestation since the start of the industrial revolution, a study finds.   By Daisy Dunne… Read More

Earth Minute: David Buckel’s Self-Immolation In Face of Climate Change

Global Justice Ecology Project Executive Director Anne Petermann discussed the suicide of attorney and environmental activist David S. Buckel as part of this week’s Earth Minute, a regular segment on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show. Sojourner Truth airs every week… Read More

EARTH WATCH: Taking the Fight to Fracking, Drilling Near Colorado’s Great Sand Dunes National Park

The most recent Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio show was Becca Fischer of WildEarth Guardians, which, along with the Center for Biological Diversity, Friends of the Earth, Rocky Mountain Wild, San Luis Valley Ecosystem Council, Sierra Club, and Wild Connections, submitted… Read More

Indigenous Peoples Take Bold Action on Pipelines, Tar Sands

Edmonton, AB – Kinder Morgan recently announced halting ‘non-essential’ work on the Trans Mountain pipeline prompting Premier Notley’s response that Alberta is prepared to do ‘whatever it takes’ including buying shares in the pipeline. Prime Minister Trudeau has now taken a bold… Read More

GJEP Op-Ed in The Hill: Forests In Crisis but Biotechnology Not the Solution

Global Justice Ecology Project’s Anne Petermann, Rachel Smolker and Ruddy Turnstone (as Rachel Kijewski) authored an op-ed published by The Hill on 28 March on the topic of genetically engineered trees. The authors were also presenters on 27… Read More

Authoritarian Elitism and Popular Movements in Brazil

By Wendy Wolford, Sérgio Sauer   Can a president institute radical popular change alongside structural inequality and a militarized elite? The Brazilian case suggests that a progressive political party requires more social movement mobilization, not less.   Brazilian history is… Read More