Alert–Cochabamba Climate Conference

Media Alert 19 April 2010 Grassroots Organizers and Activists, Indigenous Peoples, Communities in Resistance Available for Interviews  in Cochabamba, Bolivia at the World Peoples’ Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth (19-22 April) Biographies of… 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

Carbon Markets Violate Indigenous Peoples’ Rights and Threaten Cultural Survival

Press Release 1/13/10For Immediate ReleaseContact: Tom Goldtooth, Executive DirectorIndigenous Environmental Network(218) 760-0442%%% Indigenous leader kidnapped and forced at gunpoint to surrender carbon rights for REDD in Papua New Guinea New York, USA — As carbon traders hawk permits… Read More

2009 International Day Against Monoculture Tree Plantations

Press release 21 September 2009 Thousands call for a halt to the expansion of monoculture tree plantations In 2004, organizations struggling against the expansion of large-scale tree plantations declared 21 September as International Day Against Monoculture Tree Plantations…. 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

Stop Chevron – Join the Mobilization for Climate Justice!

Our Alliance of Bay Area groups invite you and your organization to join us for a series of actions and events – starting with a Mass Mobilization at the Chevron Oil Refinery in Richmond on August 15 and… Read More

Belgium protested by Indigenous Peoples in New York

Participants from the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Protest Belgium for their recent planting of a genetically engineered test plot. A Joint Release from Global Forest Coalition, Global Justice Ecology Project and the STOP GE Trees Campaign For… Read More

Changing the Flow: Water Movements in Latin America

This 56 page booklet was produced by Food and Water Watch, Red Vida, Transnational Institute, The RPR Network and Other Worlds.  (Cover photo: Orin Langelle, Global Justice Ecology Project) It was distributed at the 5th World Water Forum… Read More

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

Climate Activists Invade DC Offices of Environmental Defense, Daughter of ED Founder Accuses Group of Pushing False Solutions to Climate Change

Press Release from Rising Tide North America   – 1 December , 2008 –Washington, DC-As the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change opened today in Poznan, Poland, grassroots climate activists took over the Washington DC office of Environmental Defense. The… Read More