The Durban Declaration on Carbon Trading

Note: Global Justice Ecology Project was part of the group that co-founded the Durban Group in 2004.  In his piece linked below, Chris Lang of REDD-Monitor who was present at the meeting, explains,  “In October 2004, about 20… Read More

Earth Minute: Biden-Harris Inauguration & Climate Action

Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod · Earth Minute: Biden-Harris Inauguration & Climate Action Bloomberg has reported that the COVID relief bill passed last month included a provision to give companies tax breaks for capturing carbon.  While this may… Read More

The Guardian: Impacts of Harvesting for Bioenergy on Estonian Forests and on the Climate

‘Carbon-neutrality is a fairy tale’: how the race for renewables is burning Europe’s forests The Guardian 14 January 2021 Hazel Sheffield Kalev Järvik stands on a bald patch of land in the heart of Estonia’s Haanja nature reserve… Read More

Earth Watch: Indigenous Campaigner Discusses Threats to Tongass National Forest

Naawéiyaa is Lingít, Cherokee, Pilipino, and English. He is a basket weaver, screen printer, musician, language learner and teacher. Naawéiyaa was born and raised in Juneau Alaska, he cares deeply about Language revitalization, Indigenous sovereignty, Gender and Climate… Read More

JURIST: Alaska Native Tribes challenge Trump over Tongass Logging

Alaska Native Tribes challenge Trump over Tongass Logging JURIST 24 December 2020 Hannah Brem Five Alaska Native tribes filed a lawsuit on Wednesday to challenge the Trump administration’s attempt to allow logging in the 17 million acre Tongass… Read More

Happy Holidays from GJEP! — Looking forward to 2021

All of us at Global Justice Ecology Project wish you and yours a peaceful and healthy holiday and New Year! Looking forward to 2021 GJEP is planning to continue to build our work to defend forests, address the… Read More

Bloomberg Critiques Nature Conservancy’s Useless Offsets

Protest at the UN Climate Conference in Bali Indonesia outside of a World Bank press conference announcing the “Forest Carbon Partnership Facility” a program designed to encourage countries in the Global South to sell the carbon in their… Read More

Release: Bezos’ Earth Fund is an Unnatural Disaster

For Immediate Release                                                                 Dec. 10, 2020  Contact: Tel- 202-455-8665                                                  olivia@climatejusticealliance.org Bezos’ Earth Fund is an Unnatural Disaster  An Avalanche of Inequity and Injustice to the Frontlines Does… Read More

Mike Africa Reacts to Apology by Philadelphia for Bombing of MOVE House in 1985

The City of Philadelphia officially apologized on 12 November 2020 for the 1985 bombing of a MOVE home that killed five children and six adults.   On 13 May 1985, the City of Philadelphia infamously dropped an incendiary bomb via… Read More