Earth Watch: Rachel Smolker On The International Day Of Action On Forest Biomass

Rachel Smolker is co-director of Biofuelwatch where she works to raise awareness of the impacts of large scale bioenergy on climate, the environment and human rights.  Her work has spanned from local grassroots organizing to participation in the… Read More

GJEP & Biofuelwatch Congratulate the Peoples of Chile

Anonymous musician heads to the front lines. The majority of the front lines are personned by youth. Photo: Langelle Photography Global Justice Ecology Project and Biofuelwatch Congratulate the Peoples of Chile Overwhelming Majority votes to throw out Pinochet-era… Read More

Urgent Action Alert: Mapuche People Attacked by Right-Wing

Man shot in the head with rubber coated metal pellets by the Carabineros (Chilean National Police). On the morning of 26 November 2019 Carabineros moved into Liempi Colipi near tried to force the Mapuche off their ancestral lands. Some were… Read More

Online Now – Chile: Peoples’ Uprising / An Exhibit of Images from the Front Lines

Anonymous musician heads to the front lines. The majority of the front lines are personned by youth. Photo: Langelle This long awaited exhibit is now online. This is the photo and video exhibit from the documentary expedition undertaken… Read More

GE American Chestnut is Trojan Horse bound to Fail: Response to NYT Magazine article

These wild American chestnuts are growing on Dr. Smolker’s land.  Photo: Langelle/GJEP by Dr. Rachel Smolker, Co-Director, Biofuelwatch The article “Can Genetic Engineering Bring Back the American Chestnut?” by Gabriel Popkin in today’s New York Times Magazine, did… Read More

California State Legislature Flirtation with Climate Geoengineering Merits Scrutiny

Photo: Biofuelwatch Thanks for your attention to this story linked and pasted below. There is background material available on climate geoengineering on the Hands Off Mother Earth website. Please check out the new updated report on biochar from… Read More

Climate Change, Social Justice and Mobilizations in Chile-Wake Up Dreaming

The celebration during the night in the uprising.  Photo: Langelle/GJEP Climate Change, Social Justice and Mobilizations in Chile-Wake Up Dreaming Originally posted December 15, 2019 on La Razon Alejandra Parra From October 18, 2019, in Chile we move… Read More

COP25: Perpetuating Impunity for Human Rights Violations

Santiago, Chile.  On International Human Rights Day: tear gas canister flies through the air.  A canister like this struck a 15 year old girl in the demonstration and sent her to the hospital for surgery. She was in… Read More

Human Rights in Chile and at Chile-Controlled COP25: Attack children, Medics & Civil Society

Bloody hands of the government hold eyeballs in a Human Rights Day commemoration of the 350+ eyes taken by the Chilean National Police since the uprising in Chile began Note: In a tragic irony, #InternationalHumanRightsDay in Chile yesterday… Read More

Video: Statement to COP25 from Mapuche & Others in Chile – No market-based “solutions”!

At the Mapuche land take over in the Liempi Colipi Community near Curacautín, Araucanía Region, Chile.  Photo: Langelle Para el video en español: https://globaljusticeecology.org/video-declaracion-a-la-cop25-de-comunidades-en-chile-no-a-las-soluciones-climaticas-naturales/ Over 23-30 November, Global Justice Ecology Project and Biofuelwatch filmed this series of short… Read More