Global Justice Ecology Project

What differentiates Global Justice Ecology Project from most groups is our holistic approach to organizing.  We believe that the compartmentalization of issues is enabling corporations and conservative forces to keep movements for change divided and powerless.  We strive to identify and address the common roots to the issues of social injustice, ecological destruction and economic domination as a means to achieve a fundamental transformation toward a society based on egalitarian ideals and grounded in ecology.

Releases by this organization

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Friday, May 13, 2011
Genetically Engineered Tree Company ArborGen Decides Not to Go Public with Stocks
The genetically engineered tree (GE tree) company ArborGen, a joint project of timber corporations International Paper (NYSE: IP), MeadWestvaco (NYSE: MWV) and Rubicon (NZSE: RBC.NZ ), decided suddenly yesterday to change its plans and not sell shares in ArborGen publicly on the NASDAQ exchange. [1]
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Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Cancún COP16: Climate Justice Experts Available for Interviews
Global Justice Ecology Project 's media team in Cancún at the UN Climate Convention is working closely with the Indigenou
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Wednesday, June 02, 2010
New Report Reveals Major Threats to Forests and Communities from Bioenergy
Global Justice Ecology Project, Global Forest Coalition and Biofuelwatch [1] released Wood-based Bioenergy: The Green Lie , [2] at the UN climate talks today in Bonn, Germany. The report shows that increased support for the burning of wood to produce energy (bioenergy) is triggering increased logging and expansion of industrial tree plantations in the U.S., Ghana, the Congo, Brazil and West Papua. U.S. plans for large-scale expansion of bioenergy and the U.S.
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Tuesday, May 04, 2010
New Studies Expose Potential Risks of GMO Trees
While the U.S. Supreme Court hears its first-ever case involving a genetically modified organism, alarms are sounding over the proposed planting of more than a quarter of a million genetically engineered (GE) eucalyptus trees in the U.S., and transgenic trees are being globally condemned. On April 27, the Supreme Court began to hear a case challenging a ban on the planting of a genetically engineered perennial alfalfa. The ban was implemented due to concerns about escape and contamination, and the inability of U.S. regulators to protect the public.
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Monday, November 23, 2009
Biochar 'Carbon Sequestration' Company Charged with Fraudulent “Ponzi” Scheme Targeting Elderly
Environmental campaigners warn that a lawsuit over fraud against a company claiming to be the world's largest manufacturer and distributor of biochar presents a stark warning of the dangers of the scramble for funding for unproven climate change techno-fixes.
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Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Actions Spreading Across the U.S. Against Corporate-Driven Climate Policy
As groups protest the Pittsburgh International Coal Conference days before the G-20 arrives in the city, additional actions against U.S. climate policy and the fossil fuels industry took place on both the east and west coasts.
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