3 April 2020 Daily Digest of COVID-19 News and Analysis

Water justice in the time of C19: Valparaiso, Detroit and South Africa (3 April 2020) Human impact on the environment may make pandemics more likely, experts warn (2 April 2020) A food crisis looms as coronavirus forces farms… Read More

Water justice in the time of C19: Valparaiso, Detroit and South Africa

A trickle of water flows into Mapuche Territory in Chile. Water-intensive industrial plantations of pine and eucalyptus trees have resulted in a serious lack of water in rural communities, and some communities have no water at all.  Photo:… Read More

Poland UN Climate Conference & Running to Catch a Bus to the Apocalypse (Photo of the Month)

Copenhagen, Denmark: “Fingers” are pointed at Corporations and Bankers as the drivers of climate change during the UNFCCC (2009)Photo: Langelle/GJEP-GFC Via PhotoLangelle.org Intro from Orin Langelle 13 December 2018: I was going to wait until the final words were hammered out… Read More

Wally Menne: A Lion Among Men

The Loss of a Giant My partner Orin Langelle and I were shocked and saddened this morning to learn of the death of friend and colleague Wally Menne who passed away on Thursday 26 October. We had known… Read More

African climate negotiators urged to employ WTO Seattle strategy

(Originally published at parapress.com) Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (PANA) – African negotiators at the forthcoming UN Climate Change Conference have been urged to garner support of activists to block the signing of the  anticipated new universal climate change agreement… Read More

Earth Minute: Reporting from The World Forestry Conference in Durban, South Africa

Today, I am reporting from Durban, South Africa, where I am presenting at the people’s alternative event, organized to oppose the corporate and timber industry dominated World Forestry Congress, a project of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization. last night,… Read More