LISTEN: Leading Activists on ‘Solidarity to Solutions’ Events, Climate Justice

This special edition of the Sojourner Truth Radio Show (aired Aug. 31) featured Doria Robinson, Executive Director of Urban Tilth; and Kandi White from Indigenous Environmental Network, an activist in the struggle against the Dakota Bakken Oil shale.Both… Read More

Trump Attacks Sacred Sites By Lifting Protections From Bears Ears National Monument

Related article from Earth First! Journal: Utah: Thousands of People Take to the Streets for Second Time in Three Days to Protest Shrinking Of Bear Ears Monument   Salt Lake City, UT – On Dec. 1, during a brief visit… Read More

Groundbreaking ‘Carbon Pricing Report’ Released by Indigenous Group at COP 23

In-depth Analysis By Grassroots Exposes Carbon Trading Markets as False Solutions to the International Climate Crisis **Link to live stream of Press Conference** Bonn, Germany — While city, state, and national leaders gather at the UN Climate Talks… Read More

White House Event at COP23 Overshadowed by Indigenous, Black and Latinx Ceremony

Delegates from North, South and Latin America uplift Climate Change Impacted Voices in Civil Disobedience Action at COP23    Bonn, Germany – On November 13, 2017, The Trump Administration will held it’s only event, “The Role of Cleaner and… Read More

Grassroots Leaders, Community Members March to Gas Company CEO’s Home

Dallas, TX — On Friday, September 8th, 2017, the #STOPETP coalition rallied at the headquarters of Energy Transfer Partners (ETP), the parent company of the Dakota Access Pipeline. The rally featured speakers who traveled from the Dakotas, Pennsylvania, Louisiana… Read More

Impacts of Pipeline Toxins, Water Pollution Exposed During Bakken Oil ‘Toxic Tour’

New Town, N.D. – This weekend, the Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN), Protectors of Water and Earth Rights (P.O.W.E.R.), grassroots activists and clergy from the Gulf Coast led a “toxic tour,” the Third Annual Healing Walk, and an educational… Read More

Xapuri Declaration: ‘We Reject Any Form of Climate Colonialism’

Originally published at Redd-Monitor.org Note: The Xapuri Declaration is posted below in full in English and Portuguese. From 26 to 28 May 2017, a meeting took place in Xapuri, in the state of Acre, Brazil. The meeting brought together… Read More

The State of the Forest Movement in the Era of Trump: Ideas for Strengthening Our Collective Work

In preparation for the upcoming Heartwood annual Forest Council, GJEP co-directors Orin Langelle and Anne Petermann wrote this statement on the need to regenerate the forest protection movement in the US, particularly in the shadow of a Trump… Read More

‘Eyes of the World Are Watching’ After Dakota Access Pipeline Leak

Bemidji, MN – Today, the Indigenous Environmental Network is responding to reports that the Dakota Access Pipeline experienced its first spill at a pumping station near Crandon, South Dakota, 22 days before it is June 1 deadline to… Read More

WATCH: Indigenous Leader Honors Berta Caceres at People’s Climate March

Tom Goldtooth and Kandi Mossett of the Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) were on hand for the People’s Climate March in Washington, D.C. on April 29, where hundreds of thousands protested the Trump administration’s environmental agenda. IEN and other indigenous organizations… Read More