Dead End Road: The False Promises of Biofuels

Our partner organization, Biofuelwatch, has published its new in-depth report, “Dead End Road” on cellulosic biofuels, with an in-depth look at each of the commercial-scale facilities worldwide claimed to have been commissioned or operational since 2010. See this Executive… Read More

Forest Activists Celebrate Collapse of WTO and EU-Mercosur Negotiations

15 Dec, Buenos Aires: The Global Forest Coalition (GFC) [1] celebrated the failure of two key trade negotiations, the World Trade Organization (WTO), and EU-Mercosur free trade agreement, to reach a successful conclusion during negotiations in Argentina [2]…. Read More

New Report Investigates Failures, Costs and Dangers of Biofuels

Via Biofuelwatch.org.uk:   “Biotechnology for Biofuels” includes in-depth investigations of three biofuel companies – Algenol, Mascoma, and Solazyme/TerraVia, and will be updated with forthcoming reports on algal and ligno-cellulosic biofuels, followed by further materials. Policy-makers and industry leaders… Read More

Forests at the Crossroads Interactive Poster Shows Dangers of GE Trees

Global Justice Ecology Project, Biofuelwatch and Indigenous Environmental Network, created this interactive poster on GE trees titled ‘Forests at the Crossroads’  for the 2016 IUCN World Congress.    The poster can be seen at this link. The following is a sample of some… Read More

Taking on President Donald Trump and his Swamp Creatures

With TV billionaire Donald Trump now officially sworn in as the leader of the free world, we are reminded of the statement GJEP released after his election in November. Donald Trump and the new Republican held Congress will… Read More

Field Liberation Movement Gives Permit to Cut GE Tree Field Trial to Flemish Env Minister

  Climate false solutions, no thanks! Field Liberation Movement give permit to cut field trial of GMO trees to Flemish Environment Minister, Joke Schauvliege (Wetteren – 20th November 2016) At the end of the climate summit in Marrakesh,… Read More

Prominent Latin American Scientists Say Bill Gates’ Golden Rice Is a Total Failure

By Christina Sarich (*) (UR) Nobel Laureates who have been pushing the genetically modified organism agenda deep into scientific circles are being lambasted by a group called the Union of Latin American Scientists Committed to Society and Nature (UCCSN-AL)…. Read More

Stop a Billion-Dollar Gift to the Palm Oil Industry!

Via Rainforest-Rescue.org: Indonesian activists are sounding the alarm: “The only group that will benefit from this policy are private palm oil companies,” explains Zenzi Suhadi, a campaigner for the Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi). “With this biofuel… Read More

Earth Minute: State of the Union and the ‘Reinvention of Our Energy Sector’

Global Justice Ecology Project’s Anne Petermann discusses President Obama’s State of the Union Speech in this week’s Earth Minute. Listen to Earth Minute on the Sojourner Truth Show on KPFK Radio. In his recent State of the Union… Read More

Know Where Your Bridge Is Going Before You Build It

By Rachel Smolker Originally published on The Huffington Post. For years we have been told that corn ethanol was a “bridge” to more advanced biofuels that would be better for the environment. Similarly, we were sold the bill… Read More