New GJEP Quarterly Update: Check out the Progress Made Possible by our Members!

GJEP Communications Director Orin Langelle discusses his Portraits of Struggle exhibit, while it was on display at Mount Union College in Alliance, Ohio over Earth Week.  Photo: Petermann/GJEP This has been an amazing three months for all of… Read More

New GJEP Report Slams Proposals to Prolong Capitalism Using Trees & Green Profit Schemes

Trees to Solve the World’s Problems? From Genetically Engineered Trees for the Bioeconomy – to the Trillion Tree Proposal and Business for Nature Traducción al Español Tradução para o Português By Anne Petermann and Orin Langelle, Global Justice… Read More

Earth Minute: The Trillion Tree Proposal–Just a Glorified REDD Project?

Earth Minute: Global Tree Restoration Potential This week GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann takes a close look at the hidden threats and unanswered questions in the Global Tree Restoration Potential–a new study published in Science that examines the… Read More

Call to Action for North American Forest & Climate Movement!

We must radically transform economic and political systems 29 May 2019- The Indigenous Environmental Network, Global Justice Ecology Project and Shawnee Forest Defense! today announced The Resurgence: 2019 North American Forest & Climate Movement Convergence, to bring together… Read More

‘Forests Cannot be Treated as an Offset’ – A Response to the Katowice Declaration on Forests

Via Redd-Monitor.org Lsat week, REDD Monitor reported about the Katowice Declaration on Forests for the Climate. The final version of declaration was released shortly after REDD-Monitor’s post. There were significant changes, but the Declaration remains bullshit. Chris Lange of ReddMonitor… Read More

Time is Now to Act and Prevent Environmental Catastrophe

100 academics, authors, politicians and campaigners from across the world call for action to address climate change In our complex, interdependent global ecosystem, life is dying, with species extinction accelerating. The climate crisis is worsening much faster than… Read More

Yellow Vests: Macron’s Fuel Tax Was No Solution to Climate Chaos

By Maxime CombesVia RS21.org.uk The French government has now decided to suspend a planned eco-tax on fuel in response to mass protests. While the movement of the ‘yellow vests’ (gilets jaunes) has turned into a broader revolt against inequality… Read More

Paris Agreement or Not, US Was Never a Climate Leader

The following guest blog, originally published by GlobalJustice.org.uk, was written by Brandon Wu, a US-based activist and Director of Policy and Campaigns at ActionAid USA, who has engaged with the UN climate process for many years. 1. The… Read More

The Carbon Clock Is Ticking: We Have One Year to Avert Climate Catastrophe

By Nika Knight Originally published on CommonDreams.org    Our window of time to act on climate may be shrinking even faster than previously thought. We may only have one year remaining before we lock in 1.5ºC of warming—the ideal… Read More

Paris Climate Agreement Demands a Radical Transformation Rather Than Risky Technologies for Climate Protection

From Friends of the Earth: BERLIN/AECHEN – One week ahead of the coming-into-force of the Paris Climate Agreement, the German Catholic Bishops’ Organisation for Development Cooperation (MISEREOR), Friends of the Earth Germany (BUND), and the Heinrich Böll Foundation… Read More