Video: Statement to COP25 from Mapuche & Others in Chile – No market-based “solutions”!

At the Mapuche land take over in the Liempi Colipi Community near Curacautín, Araucanía Region, Chile.  Photo: Langelle Para el video en español: https://globaljusticeecology.org/video-declaracion-a-la-cop25-de-comunidades-en-chile-no-a-las-soluciones-climaticas-naturales/ Over 23-30 November, Global Justice Ecology Project and Biofuelwatch filmed this series of short… Read More

REDD-Monitor Runs Press Release From the Opening of COP25

REDD in the news: 2-8 December 2019 REDD December 9, 2019 REDD-Monitor’s round-up of the week’s news on forests, the climate crisis, REDD, and natural climate solutions. For regular updates, follow @reddmonitor on Twitter. COP25 climate summit opens to controversy:… Read More

WRM: Carbon markets rotten at the core!

Chile climate march on 12/6/19. Photo: Anne Petermann/GJEP Carbon markets rotten at the core! World Rainforest Movement December 6, 2019 The rules on the UN Paris Agreement’s Article 6 will define the extent to which carbon markets will… Read More

Common Dreams: Green Groups at COP 25 Warn Against Market-Driven Solutions to Climate Emergency

Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams December 2, 2019 As the United Nations climate summit COP 25 kicked off in Madrid, Spain on Monday, environmental advocacy groups warned that market-driven approaches to tackling the global emergency are an obstacle to real… Read More

Chile Cancels COP 25 Climate Summit Amidst Huge Popular Uprising Against Neoliberal Policies

Caption: The passing of the Forest Ordinance 701 (Decreto Ley 701) in 1974, during the reign of General Augusto Pinochet, subsidized the expansion of tree plantations, giving away the National Forestry Corporation. This initiated the quick expansion of… Read More

Earth Watch: Gary Hughes On California Tropical Forests Standard

  Check out Gary Hughes from Biofuelwatch as he reports on the  California Tropical Forest Standards and Carbon Offsets. “We really want folks to be aware of the dangers of these market-based schemes because they are protecting polluters… Read More

¿Árboles para resolver los problemas del mundo?

Desde los árboles transgénicos para la bioeconomía hasta la propuesta de un billón de árboles y los Negocios para la Naturaleza Por Anne Petermann y Orin Langelle, Global Justice Ecology Project Este informe examina los eventos e investigaciones… Read More