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

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

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

New Myth-Buster From CEO and Allies on the Energy Charter Treaty

Busting the myths around the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) A guide for concerned citizens, activists, journalists and policymakers December 2020 –co-published by 29 organisations from Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America  Amidst growing concerns that the ECT undermines… 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

¡Soren Ambrose Presente!

2005 GJEP Board meeting in Vermont. Soren is third from left, to his right is his wife Njoki Njehu. Also pictured, from left to right, Anne Petermann, Ann Lipsitt, Karen Pickett, Lesley Adams and Orin Langelle. Photo: Orin… 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

GJEP Co-Authors Opinion Piece on SLAPPs

More and more journalists and civil society organisations are being sued by powerful businessmen and politicians. [Shutterstock/itay uri/Burdun Iliya] We don’t want to be sued into silence EURACTIV 16 November 2020 By A group of international organizations and… Read More