Declaration of Patihuitz: Divided We Become Allies of the Government

Photo caption: Women from Amador Hernández preparing traditional medicines. If their community is forced to relocate, they fear that much of their traditional knowledge and their way of life will be lost. For the people of this region of… Read More

GJEP Comments re: California-Chiapas REDD Deal

Public Comment to California Air Resources Board Considering the Adoption of a Proposed California Cap on Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Market-Based Compliance Mechanisms Regulation, Including Compliance Offset Protocols Comments Written and Presented by Jeff Conant, GJEP Media Coordinator… Read More

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

Global Sign-On Joint Statement on REDD

As affiliates of the Durban Group for Climate Justice, we request your solidarity in signing a new statement rejecting schemes for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD). This REDD Statement recognizes the need to support the… Read More

Brazilian social movements reject REDD’s market mechanisms

Belem Letter We are socio-environmental organizations and movements, male and female workers in family and peasant agriculture, agroextractivists, members of Quilombola (descendants of runaway slaves) communities, women’s organizations, urban grassroots organizations, fishermen and women, students, traditional peoples and… Read More