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

Sign On Against California Carbon Offset Scheme – Deadline Oct. 29

GE trees, plants and seeds are included in the California Tropical Forest Offsets since a UNFCCC COP9 decision allows for genetically modified organisms for afforestation and reforestation. We encourage you to use the Open Letter to the Peoples of… Read More

WATCH: REDD Alert For False Climate Solution in California

As policies and programs to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) and to enhance forest carbon stocks (REDD+) are promoted around the world by global and national elites, Indigenous Peoples and other forest-dependent communities are raising the… Read More

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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

With Deforestation Increasing in Brazil, Will Norway Ask For Its $1 Billion in REDD Money Back?

By Chris Lang Originally Published at Redd-Monitor.org   On 29 November 2016, Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (INPE) released its estimate of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon for the period August 2015 to July 2016. It’s not… Read More

IFC Launches US$152 million REDD Greenwashing Bond for Mining Corporation BHP Billiton

Originally published at Redd-Monitor.org:   By Chris Lang Yesterday, the World Bank’s private sector arm, the International Financial Corporation launched a US$152 million bond aimed at supporting REDD and carbon trading. The deal demonstrates just about everything that’s… Read More

The Dispossession of Territories and the Criminalization of Protest in Central America

From the World Rainforest Movement Bulletin: Six months ago, in March of 2016, the news spread like lightning and the world shook: Murderous bullets had ended the life of indigenous Lenca leader and human rights defender Berta Cáceres,… Read More

Larry Lohmann: “The Problem is Not ‘Bad Baselines’ But the Concept of Counterfactual Baselines Itself”

Originally published on Redd-Monitor.org:   BY CHRIS LANG In June 2016, I wrote a post based on a paper published in the International Forestry Review titled, “The ‘virtual economy’ of REDD+ projects: does private certification of REDD+ projects… Read More