Earth Minute: Drilling In Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

On Monday the Trump administration approved drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, opening up millions of acres of wilderness to drilling for the first time. After completing its review of an oil and gas leasing program, Secretary… Read More

Earth Minute: Mendocino Wood Pellet Production Plant

Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod · Earth Minute: Mendocino Wood Pellet Production Plant Several organizations have requested an immediate suspension of operations at the Mendocino Wood Pellet Production Plant in California, in light of threats to public health… Read More

Earth Watch: Dr. Lauren Gifford On Forest Carbon Offsets & Peru’s Alto Mayo Forest

Dr. Lauren Gifford is a human-environment geographer exploring the intersections of global climate change policy, conservation, markets and justice. Her work asks how, and by whom, climate and conservation policies are enacted. She teaches at the University of… Read More

Earth Minute: The Trillion Tree Planting Scheme, A Particular Kind of Lunacy

Photo courtesy of World Rainforest Movement A new piece in Rolling Stone lambastes the notion that we will solve the climate crisis merely by planting a trillion new trees. Many of these trillion new trees would take the… Read More

Earth Minute: Bezos is the Devil

Image courtesy of Creative Commons Earth Minute 4/29/20 –  Do we really want to go back to “normal”? The COVID-19 crisis is exposing the moldy, stinking underbelly of Capitalism in new and amazing ways. Tens of millions in… Read More

Earth Minute: ‘The Pandemic is a Portal’ By Arundhati Roy

This week’s Earth Minute by GJEP Executive Anne Petermann examines the potential presented by the COVID-19 crisis for re-imagining our future. Transcript: My Earth Minute today consists of excerpts from Arundhati Roy’s excellent new article “The Pandemic is… Read More

Earth Watch: Lucy Sharratt (CBAN) On Genetic Engineering

13 June 2019–This week’s Earth Minute interviews Lucy Sharratt, Coordinator of CBAN who discusses documented cases of GMO crop contamination and escape, as well as the contamination threats posed by genetically engineered salmon and GE trees.  CBAN has… Read More

Earth Watch Radio: Stopping the Impacts of Industrial Tree Plantations in Brazil

Quilombola woman speaks at national meeting in Brazil on social and ecological impacts of industrial tree plantations.  Photo: Petermann Earth Watch 4/17/19, Sojourner Truth show, KPFK Pacifica Radio, Los Angeles Anne Petermann is interviewed about her recent work… Read More

Earth Minute Radio: Chestnut Champions Resign Over GE Trees

Earth Minute 4/17/19, Sojourner Truth show, KPFK Pacifica Radio, Los Angeles Anne Petermann discusses the choice of two Board members of the American Chestnut Foundation to resign due to the TACF support for genetically engineering the American chestnut… Read More

Earth Watch Radio: Dorothee Haeussermann On ‘Scaling Up the Resistance’ Climate Tour

Dorothee Haeussermann is a free-lance educator and climate activist from Germany. She has been involved in struggles against lignite mining in the Rhineland coalfield since 2010. In 2011, she quit her job as an English teacher to have… Read More