FOREST CAMPAIGNERS REJECT PRINCE CHARLES’ RAINFOREST SPECULATION PLANS

For Immediate Release – 1 April, 2009 The Global Forest Coalition, a worldwide network of environmental organizations and Indigenous Peoples Organizations, have publicly rejected the plans of the Prince of Wales to finance rainforest protection with a system… Read More

Local Presentation: Is Nuclear Power Dangerous to Your Health?

Please join Global Justice Ecology Project for a rousing presentation on the effects of nuclear power to human health. The talk will be given by Dr. Winfrid Eisenberg, a German pediatrician and “a recognized authority on the issues… Read More

Next Generation Biofuels: Bursting The New Green Bubble

January 15, 2009 United States–A diverse alliance of organizations published an open letter [1] today in the U.S. and internationally warning of the dangers of industrially produced biofuels (called agrofuels by critics). The letter explains why large-scale industrial… Read More

GJEP Media Bites – Autumn 2008

Global Justice Ecology Project made the news!  Check out these links to articles about GJEP published this fall.  GJEP’s Agrofuels specialist, Dr. Rachel Smolker published an article in Development (2008) 51, 519-526. doi:10.1057/dev.2008.67The New Bioeconomy and the Future… Read More

RADICAL NEW AGENDA NEEDED TO ACHIEVE CLIMATE JUSTICE

Poznan statement from the Climate Justice Now! alliance Photo: Langelle/GJEP-GFC The Poznan statement was released today at a press conference during during the UN climate meeting in Poznan, Poland.  Press conference participants were Alicia Munoz Toledo, Anamuri, Via… Read More

Climate Justice Now! Network: Radical New Agenda Urgently Needed

MEDIA RELEASE Friday 12 December 2008 Poznan, Poland – Members of the Climate Justice Now! Network -representing over 160 organisations fighting for climate justice -issued today (Friday 12 December) a joint statement calling for a radical change in… Read More

Plantations Are Not Forests

For Immediate Release 11 December 2008 Español debajo Groups unite to challenge the definition of forests under UNFCCC/REDD Poznan, Poland (UN Climate Conference)–Global Forest Coalition, The Wilderness Society,  World Rainforest Movement, Global Justice Ecology Project,  Via Campesina, the… Read More

INDIGENOUS PEOPLES, LOCAL COMMUNITIES AND NGOs OUTRAGED AT THE REMOVAL OF RIGHTS FROM UNFCCC DECISION ON REDD

Protest Manifests as Indigenous Rights are opposed by U.S., Canada, Australia and New Zealand at UN Climate Conference.  Photo: Langelle/GJEP-GFC Poznan, Poland–9 December 2008 We, the undersigned representatives of indigenous peoples, local communities and non-governmental organizations monitoring the… Read More

UN Climate Deal Could Pay for Forest Destruction

For Immediate Release – Friday 5 December Global Forest Coalition, The Wilderness Society and Global Justice Ecology Project UN Climate Deal Could Pay for Forest Destruction / Carbon Karma Fortune-telling Action Foretells REDD Profits Poznan, Poland–Global Forest Coalition, The… Read More

Hinesburg Residents to Explore Sustainability and the Local Foods Movement

For Immediate Release December 2,  2008 Hinesburg, VT–An evening of discussing and eating local food will begin with a film called “Sustainable Table: What’s on Your Plate?” at the Carpenter-Carse Library in Hinesburg on Thursday, December 4th at… Read More