On April 28, Anne Petermann followed up on the recent North East Climate Organizers Summit in Northampton, Massachusetts, where the theme was “Why and how to organize action on climate change toward our goal of a socially, economically… Read More

Earth Watch: Anne Petermann of the Campaign to Stop GE Trees, GJEP

On April 16, our own Anne Petermann was featured on a recent Earth Watch segment as part of the Sojourner Truth Radio Show with Margaret Prescod, which airs Tuesday through Friday on KPFK Radio from 7 to 8 AM… Read More

Earth Watch: Environmentalist Chris Zinda taking on biomass business in Oregon

On April 2, Chris Zinda, an environmentalist working to prevent Red Rocks Biofuels from developing processing plants for convert Oregon’s trees into diesel and jet fuels, was the “Earth Watch” guest for the Sojourner Truth show on KPFK FM radio. GJEP partners… Read More

Earth Minute: Anne Petermann on clearcutting of trees in the Amazon

TRANSCRIPT: Right now Brazil is moving forward with plans to clearcut millions of trees in the Amazon to make way for hydroelectric dams, built to power mines and aluminum smelters. But the indigenous Mundurukú people are standing up… Read More

Earth Watch: Michael Dorsey, co-founding board member of Islands First

On March 26, Michael Dorsey, a co-founding board member of Islands First and interim director of energy and environment at the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, was the “Earth Watch” guest for the Sojourner Truth show on KPFK FM… Read More

Earth Watch: Mila De Mier on Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes

On January 29, 2015, Mila De Mier, a resident in Florida fighting against genetically engineered mosquitoes, spoke with Margaret Prescod of the Sojourner Truth show. GJEP partners with the Sojourner Truth show for weekly Earth Minutes every Tuesday… Read More

Earth Watch: Arlene Montgomery from Friends of the Wild Swan

On March 12, Arlene Montgomery of Friends of the Wild Swan in Montana spoke to Margaret Prescod of Sojourner Truth as part of Global Justice Ecology Project’s weekly Earth Watch interview segment. Montgomery’s work protecting forests, waters and their wild inhabitants… Read More

Earth Minute on GE loblolly pine (1/27/2015)

January 27, 2015 Earlier this week, a letter from the US Department of Agriculture to genetically engineered tree company ArborGen was made public that grants unprecedented powers to ArborGen to pursue commercial cultivation of a GE loblolly pine… Read More

Earth Minute on Monsanto’s GE dicambria-resistant soybean and cotton

Earth Minute 1/20/15 On Thursday, the US Department of Agriculture approved Monsanto’s controversial new GMO soybean and cotton that resist the toxic herbicide dicamba. Approved in 1967, dicamba seeps through the environment, causing damage to crops and flowering… Read More

Earth Minute: Anne Petermann on Cambrian Genomics

Originally aired on January 6, 2015 Transcript A San Francisco-based company, Cambrian Genomics, aims to make synthetic biology – the dangerous manufacture of synthetic DNA to create entirely new organisms – accessible to all, without government regulation. Cambrian… Read More