Earth Watch: Elise Gerhart

KPFK radio’s Sojourner Truth radio show host Margaret Prescod recently interviewed environmental activist Elise Gerhart for the show’s weekly Earth Watch segment. Gerhart has spent days sitting in a tree on her family’s property, obstructing Sunoco work crews as they prepare for construction… Read More

LISTEN: Indonesia’s primeval and biodiversity-rich forests continue to face a devastating triple threat

Last week, Global Justice Ecology Project Executive Director Anne Petermann spoke about the illegal logging, wildfires and peatland forest destruction behind climate change in Indonesia on her weekly Earth Minute segment on KPFK radio’s Sojourner Truth show. TRANSCRIPT: Indonesia’s primeval… Read More

Earth Minute: Anne Petermann on Burning of 1,000-Year-Old Trees in Tasmania

Global Justice Ecology Project’s Anne Petermann recently discussed the burning of 1,000-year-old trees in Tasmania as part of her regular “Earth Minute” segment on  KPFK radio’s Sojourner Truth show. Listen Here: Transcript: The Guardian recently reported on an unfolding global tragedy. Tasmania’s World… Read More

LISTEN: Earth Minute – Remembering Indigenous Movement Leader Berta Cáceres

Global Justice Ecology Project’s Anne Petermann discusses the assassination of Berta Cáceres on this week’s Earth Minute. Listen to Earth Minute on the Sojourner Truth Show on KPFK Radio. In the early morning of March 3rd, Berta Cáceres, a leader of… Read More

Earth Watch: Chris Zinda on Red Rocks Biofuels in Oregon

Margaret Prescod interviewed activist Chris Zinda on this week’s Earth Watch segment, which airs weekly as part of the Sojourner Truth Radio Show on KPFK Radio in Los Angeles. Zinda takes issue with the Oregon-based Red Rocks Biofuels… Read More

Earth Watch: Dr. Hector Valenzuela

KPFK radio’s Sojourner Truth radio show host Margaret Prescod interviewed Hector Valenzuela, UH Manoa professor and crop specialist. Valenzuela is an expert on the papaya, including the genetically engineered variety, which was recently touted by the CBS Sunday Morning… Read More

Earth Minute: State of the Union and the ‘Reinvention of Our Energy Sector’

Global Justice Ecology Project’s Anne Petermann discusses President Obama’s State of the Union Speech in this week’s Earth Minute. Listen to Earth Minute on the Sojourner Truth Show on KPFK Radio. In his recent State of the Union… Read More

Earth Watch: Steve Horn on Obama Pushing Pipeline Permits Forward

KPFK radio’s Sojourner Truth radio show host Margaret Prescod interviewed journalist Steve Horn of DeSmogBlog for this week’s  “Earth Watch” segment. Horn discussed his recent piece,  During Paris Climate Summit, Obama Signed Exxon-, Koch-Backed Bill Expediting Pipeline Permits…. Read More

Earth Minute: Anne Petermann on ArborGen’s $53.M legal fine

The regular “Earth Minute” segment returns to KPFK radio’s Sojourner Truth show, with Global Justice Ecology Project’s Anne Petermann reporting on the latest developments in the environmental justice movement and highlighting the proliferation of false climate solutions. This week,… Read More

Earth Watch: Angela Spotts of Stop Fracking Payne County

KPFK radio’s Sojourner Truth radio show makes its 2016 debut with “Earth Watch” guest Angela Spotts, co-founder of Stop Fracking Payne County in Oklahoma. Spotts digs into the connections between the recent explosion of earthquakes in Oklahoma and fracking, and what… Read More