New Earth Minute: The EPA & COVID-19

Late last week, the Environmental Protection Agency suspended enforcement of US environmental laws using the coronavirus outbreak as the excuse to greenlight environmental destruction. The Hill quoted Cynthia Giles, head of EPA’s Enforcement Office under Obama: “This EPA… Read More

New Earth Minute With Anne Petermann: DOJ Threat To Civil Liberties

Photo: Langelle/GJEP Earth Minute Transcript A March 21 article in politico raises alarms about a request to Congress by the Justice Department to “ask chief judges to detain people indefinitely without trial during emergencies — part of a… Read More

New Earth Minute: Anne Petermann on Covid-19’s Link to Deforestation

Soy plantation in Paraguay.  Photo: Langelle/GJEP Fifty percent of the deforestation in eastern Paraguay is caused by the conversion of forests to soy monocultures. In the Chaco region, home to uncontacted Ayoreo tribes, most of the deforestation is… Read More

New Earth Minute With Anne Petermann on International Women’s Day 2020

Women’s March, Temuco, Chile November 2019 Photo: Petermann/ GJEP  

New Earth Minute: Anne Petermann on a Throw-Away World

Clearcut in the Shawnee National Forest during songbird mating season, May, 2019 Photo: Langelle  

New Earth Minute with Anne Petermann on the Lie of Jet Blue Going Carbon Neutral

Photo courtesy: World Rainforest Movement, Bulletin 247   The Washington Post recently published an article that “Jet Blue plans to go completely carbon neutral on all U.S. Flights.” While this sounds like a delightful and guilt-free way to… Read More

Listen Now: Anne Petermann on Chile and COP 25

Slider photo of Volcan Villarrica shot from Parque Nacional Huerquehue, Chile    photo: Langelle Listen to GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann talk about COP 25 and recent events in Chile:

Climate Strike: The history of the strike as revolutionary tactic

This week’s Earth Minute talks about the Climate Strike and the history of the strike.