Listen-Discussions with David: Anne Petermann and Orin Langelle

David Rovics spends the hour talking with long-time organizers, founders of Global Justice Ecology Project, Anne Petermann and Orin Langelle. A wide-ranging discussion, they discuss the current historical moment as well as past historical moments, including the successful… Read More

GJEP Letter in New York Times Responds to Pro-GE Trees Piece

Global Justice Ecology Project submitted the letter below to the New York Times Magazine–it was published in its print edition on Sunday, May 17th. The letter was submitted in response to a piece written by Gabriel Popkin and… Read More

12 May 2020 Daily Digest of COVID-19 News and Analysis

CLIMATE CRISIS WEEKLY: TRUMP HAS ROLLED BACK 98 ENVIRONMENTAL RULES — NYT (9 MAY 2020) Elektrek: Donald Trump promised to deregulate environmental and climate policies, and he’s delivered. Why did he want to do that? Because he thinks… Read More

GJEP Responds to NYT Magazine Article Promoting GE Trees

Forests and communities across the Eastern US would be threatened if researchers win US government approval to release GE trees into them. Photo: Petermann Get involved and learn about the campaign to protect forests and communities from the… Read More

30 April 2020 Daily Digest of COVID-19 News and Analysis

BRAZIL TO WEAKEN ENVIRONMENTAL SAFEGUARDS AMID INCREASE IN DEFORESTATION (29 APRIL 2020) Unearthed: With attention focused on the escalating healthcare crisis in Brazil, the administration of Jair Bolsonaro is attempting to push through new rules which would weaken… Read More

Earth Day 1990 – Mud People Triumph Over Monsanto

Thirty Years Ago Today: Monsanto’s Earth Day Invaded by Mud People and Earth First! The mud people were pissed off. Tipped off by Big River Earth First! that the evil Monsanto had taken over Earth Day festivities in… Read More

Earth Minute: ‘The Pandemic is a Portal’ By Arundhati Roy

This week’s Earth Minute by GJEP Executive Anne Petermann examines the potential presented by the COVID-19 crisis for re-imagining our future. Transcript: My Earth Minute today consists of excerpts from Arundhati Roy’s excellent new article “The Pandemic is… Read More

3 April 2020 Daily Digest of COVID-19 News and Analysis

Water justice in the time of C19: Valparaiso, Detroit and South Africa (3 April 2020) Human impact on the environment may make pandemics more likely, experts warn (2 April 2020) A food crisis looms as coronavirus forces farms… Read More

COVID19 Analysis

COVID-19: Underlying Causes, Human Rights Abuses and Ecological Destruction COVID-19 and Capitalism FROM FANON TO VENTILATORS: FIGHTING FOR OUR RIGHT TO BREATHE (6 MAY 2020) CORONAVIRUS FIGHT: UN CHIEF SAYS WORLD LEADERS ARE FALLING SHORT (1 MAY 2020)… Read More

Water justice in the time of C19: Valparaiso, Detroit and South Africa

A trickle of water flows into Mapuche Territory in Chile. Water-intensive industrial plantations of pine and eucalyptus trees have resulted in a serious lack of water in rural communities, and some communities have no water at all.  Photo:… Read More