February 2021 Update From Global Justice Ecology Project

Global Justice Ecology Project  February Update Please support our work for social & ecological justice with a secure gift today! Photo of the Month World Social Forum Celebrates 20 Years Since the first World Social Forum was held… Read More

The Guardian: Impacts of Harvesting for Bioenergy on Estonian Forests and on the Climate

‘Carbon-neutrality is a fairy tale’: how the race for renewables is burning Europe’s forests The Guardian 14 January 2021 Hazel Sheffield Kalev Järvik stands on a bald patch of land in the heart of Estonia’s Haanja nature reserve… Read More

December 2020 Update From Global Justice Ecology Project

Global Justice Ecology Project  DecemberUpdate Please support our work for social & ecological justice with a year end gift today! ¡Soren Ambrose Presente! Before we let you know about the progress of our programs, we need to take… Read More

Earth Watch: Rachel Smolker On The International Day Of Action On Forest Biomass

Rachel Smolker is co-director of Biofuelwatch where she works to raise awareness of the impacts of large scale bioenergy on climate, the environment and human rights.  Her work has spanned from local grassroots organizing to participation in the… Read More

Chile Uprising for Land & Freedom

After the popular uprising began in October the following two Indigenous Mapuche communities, Liempi Colipi and Quilape López, began an re-occupation of their territorial land in southern Chile.  Photolangelle.org https://photolangelle.org/2020/08/8375/ (2019) Chile Uprising for Land & Freedom “This… Read More

A look back at the 2014 Climate March in New York City

A march for climate justice in Durban, South Africa in 2011 during the UN Climate Conference there.  PhotoLangelle.org Note: I am republishing this piece from 2 years ago on the 2014 climate march ad we now commemorate 5… Read More

New GJEP Report Slams Proposals to Prolong Capitalism Using Trees & Green Profit Schemes

Trees to Solve the World’s Problems? From Genetically Engineered Trees for the Bioeconomy – to the Trillion Tree Proposal and Business for Nature Traducción al Español Tradução para o Português By Anne Petermann and Orin Langelle, Global Justice… Read More

Video: Social & Ecological Impacts of Engineering Trees to Grow More Densely

New GE Tree Concepts Would Exacerbate Impacts of Tree Plantations To find the subtitles, click the settings gear icon on the bottom right corner of the video and select “subtitles”. Desplácese hacia abajo para Español Role para baixo… Read More

‘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