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

Yellow Vests: Macron’s Fuel Tax Was No Solution to Climate Chaos

By Maxime CombesVia RS21.org.uk The French government has now decided to suspend a planned eco-tax on fuel in response to mass protests. While the movement of the ‘yellow vests’ (gilets jaunes) has turned into a broader revolt against inequality… 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

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