Earth Watch: IBON International’s Tetet Lauron on COP23

Last week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio show was Tetet Lauron, climate justice program manager for IBON International. Lauron was in Bonn, Germany for the COP23 Climate Talks. IBON’s goal is to contribute to building global mass movements… Read More

Earth Watch: Activist Dezeray Lyn on Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show is Dezeray Lyn. Lyn has been involved in organizing and solidarity work rooted in intersectional struggle for social/climate/economic justice for 16 years.  She spent five months in occupied Palestine… Read More

25 Countries Reject Biofuel Plan for Air Travel

Anne Petermann, Global Justice Ecology Project executive director, spoke about how an increase in air traffic relates to climate change for her Earth Minute feature for the Nov. 1 edition of the Sojourner Truth Show. Petermann points out… Read More

Struggle with Brown University Over Potumtuk Land Entering New Phase

The struggle for the land of Potumtuk is entering a new phase in Rhode Island. On September 25 the Po Metacom Camp was closed after the Pokanoket Tribe reached an agreement with Brown University on a process to transfer… Read More

LISTEN: Filmmaker Lyn Goldfarb on New Film Featuring Indigenous Communities Taking on Big Oil

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show was Lyn Goldfarb, an award-winning independent filmmaker with 19 documentaries broadcast on PBS and major cable. Goldfarb is producing Amazonia Lot 1-AB with director/producer Nicole Karsin. Goldfarb’s films have screened… Read More

Listen: Paul Gunter on Hurricanes and Nuclear Dangers

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show was Paul Gunter, nuclear reactor specialist for Beyond Nuclear and co-founder of the Clamshell Alliance anti-nuclear group. Host Margaret Prescod and Gunter discuss the dangers presented by nuclear… Read More

LISTEN: Pablo Solon and the Fight Against Hydroelectric Mega-Dams in Bolivia

This week’s Earth Watch guest on KPFK-FM’s Sojourner Truth Radio Show was Pablo Solon. Solon is the director of Fundación Solon, former Executive Director of Focus on the Global South, and former Bolivian Ambassador to the United Nations (UN). He… Read More

LISTEN: Carol Van Strum and the ‘Poison Papers’ on Sojourner Truth Show

Image courtesy of The Intercept   This week’s Earth Watch guest on KPFK-FM’s Sojourner Truth Radio Show was Carol Van Strum, activist, organizer and writer behind the “Poison Papers”. The “Poison Papers” are recently unveiled documents include “more than 100,000… Read More

LISTEN: Cherri Foytlin on the Bayou Bridge Pipeline

Cherri Foytlin was a recent Earth Watch guest on KPFK radio’s Sojourner Truth show hosted by Margeret Prescod. Foytlin is a journalist, speaker and mother of six who lives in south Louisiana. She is the author of “Spill It!… Read More

Listen: Anne Petermann on Over Quarter Million Signatures Against GE Eucalyptus

Global Justice Ecology Project’s Anne Petermann was this week’s Earth Watch guest on KPFK radio’s Sojourner Truth show hosted by Margeret Prescod. Petermann and Prescod discussed that well over a quarter of a million people and 500 organizations… Read More