G8 BANKS ON MASSIVE GLOBAL CLIMATE POLLUTION

MEDIA ADVISORY – Friends of the Earth International – July 8, 2008 – G8 BANKS ON MASSIVE GLOBAL CLIMATE POLLUTION – HOKKAIDO, JAPAN, July 8, 2008 — *Reacting to the statement released today by the G8 in Hokkaido,… Read More

Gallagher’s Support of Second Generation Biofuels will Still Compete with Food and will Destroy the World’s Forests [Review on Biofuels Criticised]

7 July 2008 Gallagher’s Support of Second Generation Biofuels will Still Compete with Food and will Destroy the World’s Forests  [Review on Biofuels Criticised] – The Global Forest Coalition, a worldwide coalition of environmental NGOs and Indigenous Peoples’… Read More

An Ill-fated Day for the Environment: False Solutions to Food Crisis

For immediate release – World Environment Day, 5 June 2008 – An Ill-fated Day for the Environment: False Solutions to Food Crisis will Escalate Starvation, Accelerate Climate Change and Devastate Biodiversity Rome, Italy — The Global Forest Coalition,… Read More

International Biochar Conference Uses False Claims to Promote Dangerous Technology in the name of Climate Change Mitigation

Joint Press Release by Global Forest Coalition, Biofuelwatch (UK) and Global Justice Ecology Project Campaigners today warn that an international conference on biochar, which will be held in Newcastle, UK from 8 to 10 September, will be misleading… Read More

UN CBD Fails to Protect Forests from Genetically Engineered Trees

Bonn, Germany—Under heavy pressure from Brazil, Canada, Colombia, New Zealand and Australia, the Convention on Biological Diversity’s Ninth Conference of the Parties failed to pass a moratorium on the release of genetically engineered trees into the environment despite… Read More

Activists Symbolically Cut Frankentrees to Save Forests and Demand Ban on GE Trees

For more photos from the action, go to http://www.globaljusticeecology.org/gallery.php?catID Bonn, Germany–Activists today stepped up their campaign for a ban on genetically engineered trees when they symbolically cut Genetically Engineered frankentrees that attempted to invade a tree planting ceremony… Read More

Organizations From Around the World Attend UN Convention on Biological Diversity In Bonn to Demand Protection for Ecosystems, Wildlife, Forests and…

Organizations From Around the World Attend UN Convention on Biological Diversity in Bonn to Demand Protection for Ecosystems, Wildlife, Forests and Indigenous Rights Compiled by Anne Petermann, Global Justice Ecology Project and Global Forest Coalition. Organizations around the… Read More

‘Cap and trade’ climate scheme won’t work in US either, warn European environmental groups

16 April 2008 For immediate release With George Bush today expected to outline options for a ‘cap and trade’ scheme to tackle US greenhouse gas emissions, European environmental groups warned that a similar policy in the European Union… Read More

Groups Condemn Biofuels as “False Solution” During Brazil’s President Lula Tour of the Netherlands and Czech Republic

For Immediate Release 11 April 2008 Groups Condemn Biofuels as “False Solution” During Brazil’s President Lula Tour of the Netherlands and Czech Republic (Joint Release from Global Forest Coalition and Corporate Europe Observatory) The Netherlands –Criticism is mounting… Read More

Experts and Scientists to Meet In Opposition to Genetically Engineered Trees

Media Advisory                                                             August 14, 2007                            ***Interviews Available*** Contact: Orin Langelle /Global Justice Ecology Project    +1.802.482.2689 (office Tuesday)  and +1.802.578.6980 (mobile on site)Phiona Hamilton-Gordon… Read More