At Least 197 Eco-Defenders Murdered in 2017

Global Witness calls the murders part of “the ruthless scramble for natural wealth.”   By John R. Platt Via The Revelator   At least 197 environmental activists and eco-defenders around the world were murdered in 2017 — nearly four deaths per… Read More

LISTEN: Climate Change Expert Dr. Juliette Rooney-Varga Discusses Problems With Wood Bioenergy

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Show was Dr. Juliette Rooney-Varga. Dr. Rooney-Varga is an expert on climate change and sustainability. She is the Director of the UMass Lowell Climate Change Initiative, Associate Professor of environmental science… Read More

LISTEN: Activist, Hip Hop Artist Alas on Racial Discrimination in Medical Industry

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Show was hip hop artist and activist Alas. Alas was involved with supporting migrant communities during the wildfires in California. Here’s Alas’ bio from her website, alasmusika.com: ALAS makes… Read More

LISTEN: President Trump’s Executive Order to Expand Offshore Drilling

Global Justice Ecology Project executive director Anne Petermann was featured this week on the Sojourner Truth Show with her regular Earth Minute segment, discussing President Donald Trump’s executive order to expand offshore drilling. The Sojourner Truth show airs… Read More

LISTEN: Climate Change’s Role in Iran Protests

Global Justice Ecology Project Executive Director Anne Petermann talked about how climate change has impacted the country of Iran as temperatures rise to record levels during the latest Earth Minute segment on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show on… Read More

LISTEN: Frédéric Mousseau Talks Carbon Colonialism on Sojourner Truth

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show was Frédéric Mousseau, Policy Director at the Oakland Institute. Mousseau discussed the recent Oakland Institute report Carbon Colonialism: Failure of Green Resources’ Carbon Offset Project in Uganda. Mousseau… Read More

LISTEN: Earth Watch Guest Tabitha Tripp of Heartwood

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show was Tabitha Tripp, an advocate for public lands opposed to mismanagement and industrialization of state and public forests. She is currently on the Board of SAFE, (Southern… Read More

LISTEN: The State of the Environment with Anne Petermann & Clayton Thomas-Müller

KPFK-FM’s Sojourner Truth Radio Show published a special episode over the holiday featuring a group interview between host Margaret Prescod and guests Anne Petermann of Global Justice Ecology Project and Clayton Thomas-Müller of 350.org. Topics discussed during the… Read More

LISTEN: Earth Watch interview with Clayton Thomas-Müller

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show was Clayton Thomas-Müller. Clayton is a member of the Treaty #6 based Mathias Colomb Cree Nation also known as Pukatawagan located in Northern Manitoba, Canada. Based in Winnipeg,… Read More

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