REDD-Monitor Runs Press Release From the Opening of COP25

REDD in the news: 2-8 December 2019 REDD December 9, 2019 REDD-Monitor’s round-up of the week’s news on forests, the climate crisis, REDD, and natural climate solutions. For regular updates, follow @reddmonitor on Twitter. COP25 climate summit opens to controversy:...
Photo Essay: The Global Climate March – Santiago, Chile Style

Photo Essay: The Global Climate March – Santiago, Chile Style

A jubilant crowd as red flares, fires and lasers light up Plaza de la Dignidad, also known as Plaza Italia Note from Orin Langelle: The afternoon started as a march. It progressed into what seemed like a street party with street fighting on the side… All photographs...
WRM: Carbon markets rotten at the core!

WRM: Carbon markets rotten at the core!

Chile climate march on 12/6/19. Photo: Anne Petermann/GJEP Carbon markets rotten at the core! World Rainforest Movement December 6, 2019 The rules on the UN Paris Agreement’s Article 6 will define the extent to which carbon markets will undermine the already...
Release: COP25 Climate Summit Opens to Controversy: Chile Presidency & Market-based Offsets Rejected

Release: COP25 Climate Summit Opens to Controversy: Chile Presidency & Market-based Offsets Rejected

Mapuche men block entrance to Liempi Colipi, a Mapuche community occupying 1500 ha of ancestral lands begun two weeks ago. They were attacked by the police twice, with some members injured and others hospitalized. Photo: Orin Langelle/GJEP            From Global...
Chile Cancels COP 25 Climate Summit Amidst Huge Popular Uprising Against Neoliberal Policies

Chile Cancels COP 25 Climate Summit Amidst Huge Popular Uprising Against Neoliberal Policies

Caption: The passing of the Forest Ordinance 701 (Decreto Ley 701) in 1974, during the reign of General Augusto Pinochet, subsidized the expansion of tree plantations, giving away the National Forestry Corporation. This initiated the quick expansion of monoculture...