Earth Minute: “Editing” the Genomes of Trees for Industrial Profits with CRISPR

This week’s Earth Minute features Ruddy Turnstone of GJEP and the Campaign to STOP GE Trees reporting from the 2019 IUFRO Tree Biotechnology Conference in Raleigh, NC about the promotion of CRISPR, an extreme genetic engineering technology, to… Read More

Earth Minute: Plastics Ban or Ban on All Disposables?

Earth Minute: 12 June 2019 by Anne Petermann GJEP partners with the Sojourner Truth show on KPFK Pacifica Radio, Los Angeles for a weekly Earth Minute every Wednesday and an Earth Watch interview on Thursdays. On June 10th,… Read More

Earth Minute: Tribute to Lawrence Ferlinghetti on his 100th birthday

This week GJEP Executive Director reads a poem by poet, anarchist and painter Lawrence Ferlinghetti in honor of his 100th birthday. Lawrence Ferlinghetti, the poet, anarchist and painter who co-founded City Light books in San Francisco turned 100… Read More

Earth Minute: Dam Collapse in Brazil Exposes Dangers of Bolsonaro Deregulation Plans

GJEP Executive Director Anne Petermann discussed Brazil in her Earth Minute segment this week.  GJEP partners with the Sojourner Truth show for a weekly Earth Minute on Wednesdays and an Earth Watch interview segment on Thursdays. This week… Read More

SPOTLIGHT ON GJEP’S GLOBAL JUSTICE MEDIA PROGRAM: EARTH WATCH & EARTH MINUTE

This post showcases two components of our Global Justice Media Program: Langelle Photography, which has its own website at photolangelle.org; and our partnership with the Sojourner Truth radio show on KPFK Pacifica radio Los Angeles, hosted by civil rights… Read More

EARTH MINUTE: Biofuels, Carbon Offsets Are False Solutions for ‘Green’ Air Travel

This week, Global Justice Ecology Project executive director Anne Petermann’s regular Earth Minute segment on the Sojourner Truth radio show focused on an open letter sent from 89 organizations from 34 countries to end plans promoting biofuels and carbon offsets… Read More

LISTEN: GE Trees Won’t Solve Forests’ Health Crisis

Global Justice Ecology Project executive director Anne Petermann’s regular Earth Minute segment on the Sojourner Truth radio show focused on why GE trees won’t solve forests’ health crisis. The segment compliments a recent op-ed co-authored by Petermann that… Read More

LISTEN: Climate Change’s Role in Iran Protests

Global Justice Ecology Project Executive Director Anne Petermann talked about how climate change has impacted the country of Iran as temperatures rise to record levels during the latest Earth Minute segment on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show on… Read More

25 Countries Reject Biofuel Plan for Air Travel

Anne Petermann, Global Justice Ecology Project executive director, spoke about how an increase in air traffic relates to climate change for her Earth Minute feature for the Nov. 1 edition of the Sojourner Truth Show. Petermann points out… Read More

Earth Minute: Chile – GE Trees, Plantations and Pinochet

Global Justice Ecology Project’s Anne Petermann recently traveled to Chile to help investigate the impacts tree plantations are having on native people and the potential impacts of genetically engineered trees in that region on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show… Read More