‘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

Justice for Indigenous leader Berta Cáceres

Honduran Indigenous environmental activist Berta Isabel Cáceres Flores (Lenca) received some measure of justice on Nov. 29, when seven men were finally convicted of her murder. Cáceres was killed on March 2, 2016, by agents associated with Desa,… Read More

Adivasi Organisations Demand Equality, Gender & Environmental Justice at Sabarimala

We the following Adivasi organisations hereby express our deep concern on the recent developments and controversies about the Sabarimala temple in Kerala. The social, political and economic interests of the upper caste communities on Sabarimala Temple are well… 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

Trump Administration Working to Discredit Harrowing National Climate Assessment

President Trump and many agency heads are trying to discredit a report their own administration released—the fourth National Climate Assessment (NCA)—that shows climate change is already taking a toll on the United States, with impacts occurring in every… 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

Hurricane Florence Flooded Poultry Operations Housing 1.8 Million Birds, Investigation Finds

NEW BERN, N.C. – The heavy rains and high waters after Hurricane Florence flooded 35 industrial poultry operations in North Carolina housing an estimated 1.8 million birds, according to a new investigation by Waterkeeper Alliance and the Environmental… Read More

Watch: Friends and Allies Celebrate GJEP’s 15th Annivesary

The video below offers personal one-minute testimonials from friends and allies of GJEP describing our 15 years of exposing the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination. Celebrate GJEP’s anniversary with a gift in… Read More

Gentrification and Displacements = Land Grabs

Buffalo, NY’s Anti-Gentrification Summit: land grabs & climate change connections Post and photo by Orin Langelle See original post at Photolangelle.org On 17 November 2018, the OUR CITY coalition presented the Second Annual Anti-Gentrification Summit and said it… Read More