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

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 monoculture...
‘Forests Cannot be Treated as an Offset’ – A Response to the Katowice Declaration on Forests

‘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....
Poland UN Climate Conference & Running to Catch a Bus to the Apocalypse (Photo of the Month)

Poland UN Climate Conference & Running to Catch a Bus to the Apocalypse (Photo of the Month)

Copenhagen, Denmark: “Fingers” are pointed at Corporations and Bankers as the drivers of climate change during the UNFCCC (2009)Photo: Langelle/GJEP-GFC Via PhotoLangelle.org Intro from Orin Langelle 13 December 2018: I was going to wait until the final words were...
B.S. Alert: The Katowice Declaration on Forests for Climate

B.S. Alert: The Katowice Declaration on Forests for Climate

CHRIS LANGREDD-MONITOR.ORG Before the UN climate meeting started in Katowice last week, the Polish government put out a statement about its presidency of COP24. Predictably, the Polish government’s statement makes no mention of the necessity of keeping fossil fuels in...