Earth Minute: The Trillion Tree Planting Scheme, A Particular Kind of Lunacy

Photo courtesy of World Rainforest Movement A new piece in Rolling Stone lambastes the notion that we will solve the climate crisis merely by planting a trillion new trees. Many of these trillion new trees would take the… Read More

Statement Regarding Brandishing of Weapons at Protestors in St. Louis

Photo: Wes Schnitker For Immediate Release 06/30/2020            For More information +1.314.210.1322 Videographer Chris Phillips Counters McCloskey’s Claim of Being Pro Black Lives Matter New York- St. Louis videographer Chris Phillips and Global Justice Ecology… Read More

From Chile to Minneapolis: Police Use of ‘Less than Lethal’ Weapons Criticized /y Español: Desde Chile a Minneapolis

Image: Santiago Chile- On International Human Rights Day, Dec 10, 2019 people in Chile protested the 400+ eyes lost to the Carabineros de Chile (National Police) during the days of uprising in Chile. Photo: Langelle/GJEP Imagen: Santiago de Chile- Día… Read More

Chile’s Women & Gender Minister Resigns

Chile’s women’s minister, Pinochet’s great-niece, resigns following backlash The Guardian 10 June 2020 Charis McGowan Chile’s women and gender minister, a great-niece of the late dictator Augusto Pinochet, has resigned after just a month following a furious backlash… Read More

1 June 2020 Weekly Digest of COVID-19 News and Analysis

FEARS GROW OF US CORONAVIRUS SURGE FROM GEORGE FLOYD PROTESTS (31 MAY 2020) The Guardian: Governors, mayors and public health officials across the US are raising fears of a surge in coronavirus cases arising from escalating protests over… Read More

Public Statement Against The Extractivist Advance In Times Of Pandemic (Español y English)

Español abajo Public Statement CHILE: Against the extractivist advance in times of pandemic Since mid-March of this year, we have been in a very difficult situation, the health, economic and social crisis has hit various territories, but for… Read More

WEBINAR-Chile: Updates from Activists on the Front Lines in the Time of COVID-19 (Español y English)

Note: If you watch the video on YouTube, the ‘CC’ button on the bottom right hand corner of the video screen gives an option to see auto-generated English or Spanish subtitles. El seminario web está disponible en YouTube…. Read More

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

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

CLIMATE CHANGE: COULD THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS SPUR A GREEN RECOVERY? (6 MAY 2020) BBC: The Covid-19 lockdown has cut climate change emissions – for now. But some governments want to go further by harnessing their economic recovery plans… Read More

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

CORONAVIRUS NOTES #5: FSC AUSTRALIA’S SHAMEFUL ROLL IN PROMOTING LOGGING AS AN “ESSENTIAL SERVICE” (5 MAY 2020) REDD-Monitor: Australia suffered devastating fires between September 2019 and February 2020. About 7.4 million hectares of forest was burned, mainly in… Read More