Journalist Killed During Eviction of Hambach Forest

A journalist who has been accompanying the anti-coal movement in the Hambach Forest for many years fell to his death from one of the rope-bridges this week. Via DW.com On Wednesday afternoon, freelance journalist Steffen Meyn fell around 20… Read More

Indigenous Peoples, Afro-descendants, and peasant farmers resist “green deserts” in Brazil

By the Global Forest Coalition On International Day Against Monoculture Tree Plantations we bring you this photo-essay showing the devastation caused by monoculture tree plantations in Brazil, and in contrast, community efforts to restore native forests and build… Read More

Duke Energy Leaders Carry Blame for Hurricane Florence Devastation

By JIM WARREN Via Common Dreams The latest in a string of monster storms of recent years, Hurricane Florence punctuates the fact that the cost of climate pollution is accelerating.   Duke Energy executives bear much of the… Read More

Corporate powers, politicians push massive fracking buildout in Appalachia

A September 10 gas pipeline explosion in Beaver County, Pennsylvania is a stark reminder of some of the dangers posed by the massive pipeline and petrochemicals expansion across Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio. A new report by Food &… Read More

Dead End Road: The False Promises of Biofuels

Our partner organization, Biofuelwatch, has published its new in-depth report, “Dead End Road” on cellulosic biofuels, with an in-depth look at each of the commercial-scale facilities worldwide claimed to have been commissioned or operational since 2010. See this Executive… Read More

LISTEN: Cindy Spoon on the Fight Against Louisiana’s Bayou Bridge Pipeline

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show was Cindy Spoon, an activist with the Leau Est la Vie (Water Is Life) camp that has been opposing the recently suspended Bayou Bridge Pipeline. From EcoWatch: In… Read More

Spread of Farm Animal Waste, Algea Blooms Additional Toll of Hurricane Season

The threat to life and the environment doesn’t end after an extreme weather event like a hurricane passes. As seen during major hurricanes like Floyd and Irma, hard hit areas sustain long lasting environmental effects caused by animal… Read More

House Destroyed, Homes Evacuated After PA Pipeline Explosion

A gas pipeline explosion “sent flames shooting into the sky” in Center Township, Pa. on Monday morning, according to WPXI News. “A massive gas explosion shook parts of Beaver County early Monday, destroying a house, garages and multiple… Read More

Atlantic Coast Pipeline Telepress Conference

Community leaders and opponents of the the $6 billion, 600-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline project held a telepress conference with members of the media on Sept. 10. The conference was a collaboration between Global Justice Ecology Project, Friends of Buckingham… Read More

LISTEN: Leading Activists on ‘Solidarity to Solutions’ Events, Climate Justice

This special edition of the Sojourner Truth Radio Show (aired Aug. 31) featured Doria Robinson, Executive Director of Urban Tilth; and Kandi White from Indigenous Environmental Network, an activist in the struggle against the Dakota Bakken Oil shale.Both… Read More