Why REDD is Wrong

The UN states that the chief aim of its program for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD) is “to make forests more valuable standing than they would be cut down, by creating a financial value for… Read More

Wood-based Bioenergy: The Green Lie

This new report from Global Justice Ecology Project, Global Forest Coalition and BiofuelWatch shows that increased support for the burning of wood to produce energy (bioenergy) is triggering increased logging and expansion of industrial tree plantations in the… Read More

GJEP on What Really Happened in Copenhagen

Global Justice Ecology Project attended the UN Climate Conference in Copenhagen in December along with allies from all around the world.  Global Justice Ecology Project Executive Director Anne Petermann and Co-Director/Strategist Orin Langelle report in this month’s issue… Read More

Z Magazine | UN Climate Convention: World Carbon Trade Organization

UN Climate Convention By Anne Petermann and Orin Langelle (from the February edition of Z Magazine) The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) once again failed to take concrete steps to avert the ever-worsening climate crisis at… Read More

Climate Change: Crisis and Challenge

Download Global Justice Ecology Project’s 8 page booklet “Climate Change: Crisis and Challenge” with the PDF below: Climate Change: Crisis and Challenge

GE Trees, Cellulosic Biofuels & Destruction of Forest Biodiversity

To read a PDF Global Justice Ecology Project’s article on the dangers of genetically engineered trees and cellulosic agrofuels (unsustainably produced biofuels) click the title below: GE Trees, Cellulosic Biofuels, Destruction of Forest Biological Diversity  

Joint Response to UNCBD INF/27 Paper on GE Trees

Below please find English, Spanish and French versions of the analysis document produced jointly by organizations involved in the effort to stop the release of genetically engineered trees through the UN Biodiversity Convention in Bonn, Germany 19-30 May… Read More

The True Cost of Agrofuels: Food, Forests, and the Climate

The True Cost of Agrofuels: Food, Forests and the Climate This report, co-produced by Global Justice Ecology Project and Global Forest Coalition (GFC), details the impacts of the large-scale production of agrofuels on forests and indigenous peoples around… Read More

From Meals to Wheels: The Social and Ecological Catastrophe of Biofuels

A leaflet on the problems with agrofuels (unsustainable biofuels): From Meals to Wheels

Z Magazine | UN Climate Convention

The February 2009 issue of Z Magazine’s “About this issue,” commented on the good and bad news in the current issue.  One of the examples was: Not so good news was the recent UN Climate Conference in Poland… Read More