Bonn Climate talks: Too little, too late

Photo and post courtesy photolangelle, November 21, 2017 Tetet Nera-Lauron from IBON INTERNATIONAL (with offices in the Philippines, Africa, Latin America and Caribbean, and Europe) wrote the featured article below after the UN Climate Summit in Bonn, Germany ended on Saturday…. Read More

‘Life In The City of Dirty Water’: New Video Project from Clayton Thomas Muller

Clayton Thomas Muller is a member of the Board of Directors of Global Justice Ecology Project.  This holiday weekend, watch this powerful trailer for a video on the realities faced by Indigenous Peoples on this continent.  It is… Read More

Petition for Release of Spain’s Political Prisoners and Fair Elections in Catalonia

Catalonia is an autonomous community of Spain that held an independence referendum on the 1st of October, despite being ruled illegal by the Spanish courts. Four weeks later, Catalonia unilaterally declared independence from Spain. The following petition demands… Read More

Groundbreaking ‘Carbon Pricing Report’ Released by Indigenous Group at COP 23

In-depth Analysis By Grassroots Exposes Carbon Trading Markets as False Solutions to the International Climate Crisis **Link to live stream of Press Conference** Bonn, Germany — While city, state, and national leaders gather at the UN Climate Talks… Read More

Company Behind DAPL Paid Mercenaries To Build Lawsuit Against Environmentalists

THE PRIVATE SECURITY firm TigerSwan, hired by Energy Transfer Partners to protect the controversial Dakota Access pipeline, was paid to gather information for what would become a sprawling conspiracy lawsuit accusing environmentalist groups of inciting the anti-pipeline protests in… Read More

Catalonia: A Cry for Understanding and Recognition

Photo from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9k0yb4dtoQ   By JÚLIA MONTAÑÀ Via OpenDemocracy.net   On the 2nd of November, a Spanish judge sent the Catalan vice-president Oriol Junqueras and seven cabinet ministers to prison without bail, using an outdated penal code from Spain’s Francoist regime. Extradition warrants… Read More

COP23: Trump’s Delegation Calling for More Fossil Fuels Decried as ‘Absurd’

“And we proudly stand up and tell you to ‘Keep it in the ground,” protesters sang out during a U.S.-sponsored event pushing fossil fuels at the UN climate summit in Bonn, Germany on Monday.(Photo: Twitter/@SustainUS)   Protesters interrupted… Read More

Conservation Gone Wrong: Converting Tibet’s Qinghai Plateau into a National Park

This is an example of conservation gone wrong. Very, very wrong. Conservation strategies that involve forced displacement of rural, land-based and Indigenous communities are nothing new and stem from a twisted worldview in which humans and nature have… Read More

White House Event at COP23 Overshadowed by Indigenous, Black and Latinx Ceremony

Delegates from North, South and Latin America uplift Climate Change Impacted Voices in Civil Disobedience Action at COP23    Bonn, Germany – On November 13, 2017, The Trump Administration will held it’s only event, “The Role of Cleaner and… Read More

COP23: US Delegation Spits in the Face of Victims of Climate Change

Photo via https://bsnorrell.blogspot.com   WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. government delegation at the United Nations climate talks in Bonn, Germany will hold an official event promoting fossil fuels on Monday, November 13. The presentation comes as Donald Trump wraps up… Read More