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

Photos: Cumbre de Los Pueblos–People’s Summit Against Neoliberalism and for a Plurinational Chile

Peoples Summit 2019 Monday 2 to Saturday 7 December, University of Santiago de Chile Global Justice Ecology Project and Biofuelwatch attended and presented at this important event, planned when the COP25 UN Climate Summit was still scheduled to… Read More

Chilean Social Movements Make Call to International Community To Demand Chile Be Removed From Presidency of COP25

In April 2018, Mapuche Longo (leader) Alberto Curamil [looking back at the courtroom] was arrested on trumped up charges after he successfully stopped two hydro-electric dams. In 2019 he was awarded the coveted Goldman Environmental Prize. As COP25… Read More

Video Short: Incinerator Protest from Temuco, Chile, 25 November 2019

The Mapuche community of Lautaro is threatened by a waste-to-energy incinerator that claims to produce “clean, renewable energy” in a town that already has a biomass burning plant. This march was held on the last day of a… Read More

The Imperative of a Constitution That Guarantees Human and Environmental Rights

The Imperative of a Constitution That Guarantees Human and Environmental Rights Gary Hughes, Biofuelwatch November 25, 2019 Gary Graham Hughes has extensive experience on human rights and environmental issues throughout the Americas. He received a B.Sc. in Sociology… Read More

Chilean Spring 2019: A People United Against Being Poisoned By Tear Gas

Nurses and health cares workers are among the most mobilized sectors during the Chilean Spring. Here nurses have a sidewalk post where they are prepared to care for injured protestors. Photo: Hughes Gary Hughes, Biofuelwatch November 23, 2019 The… Read More