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

COP23: Trump’s Delegation Calling for More Fossil Fuels Decried as ‘Absurd’

“And we proudly stand up and tell you to ‘Keep it in the ground,” protesters sang out during a U.S.-sponsored event pushing fossil fuels at the UN climate summit in Bonn, Germany on Monday.(Photo: Twitter/@SustainUS)   Protesters interrupted… Read More

COP23: US Delegation Spits in the Face of Victims of Climate Change

Photo via https://bsnorrell.blogspot.com   WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. government delegation at the United Nations climate talks in Bonn, Germany will hold an official event promoting fossil fuels on Monday, November 13. The presentation comes as Donald Trump wraps up… Read More

Pruitt’s Plan for Environmental Protection Agency a ‘Cynical Joke’

Washington, DC — Scott Pruitt’s proposed five-year plan for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is so bad that it is laugh-out-loud funny, according to comments filed today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). The group is asking… Read More

Trump Administration Sued Over GE Food Labeling

Washington, DC — Center for Food Safety (CFS) filed a federal lawsuit against the Trump Administration for its failure to comply with the 2016 federal law on the labeling of genetically engineered (GE) food. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and… Read More

Oil Industry, Trump Administration Plan to Drill Off Florida’s Coast

Via Food and Water Watch: The Trump administration is putting energy industry special interests ahead of public health. Its latest awful proposal? Open up more of our coasts to offshore drilling, including Florida’s coasts. The Department of the Interior is taking… Read More

Trump to Strip Restrictions That Include Killing Wolf Pups In Dens

Washington, DC — The Trump administration is taking aim at restrictions on recreational hunting and trapping inside parks and refuges in Alaska, according to directives posted today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). The regulations limit questionable… Read More

Americans Believe Bayer-Monsanto Merger Threatens Jobs, Independent Farmers, Food Safety

Americans, including Trump voters, want administration to take aggressive stance on corporate monopolies. See our report on the history of Monsanto and its potential merger partner Bayer here.   WASHINGTON, D.C. – A recently released poll shows that… Read More

Paris Agreement or Not, US Was Never a Climate Leader

The following guest blog, originally published by GlobalJustice.org.uk, was written by Brandon Wu, a US-based activist and Director of Policy and Campaigns at ActionAid USA, who has engaged with the UN climate process for many years. 1. The… 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