World Slams California’s Offsets

 Opposition Mounts as California Expands its Cap-and-Trade Market Regime to Include Methane Capture from Coal Mining and Rice Farming   Contacts: Tom B.K. Goldtooth, Indigenous Environmental Network, 218-760-0442, ien@igc.org Mari Rose Taruc, Asian Pacific...

#EndWTO Week of Action in Bali – Update Dec. 2, 2013

 By: Edgar Franks, Community to Community Development Solidarity between different fronts of struggle was apparent at the opening day of the #EndWTO Bali Week of Action.  From the Philippines to Thailand to Korea to Africa, every speaker called out that the...

A Pathetic REDD Package

 On 12 November 2013, the Global Forest Coalition made the following intervention during the negotiations in Warsaw on methodologies to Reduce Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation and enhance forest carbon stocks (REDD+): “The Global Forest...

REDOIL and Rising Tide Alaska will host an Action Camp

 Palmer, Alaska on August 17th-21st, 2013. The goals of the training camp are: 1) Bring together a diverse group of people including grassroots leaders, Tribal government leaders, youth, elders, etc. to discuss the issues of fossil fuels, mining and climate...

International Outcry against California’s Forest Offset Scam

 Global civil society rejects REDD in climate law FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 8, 2013 Contacts: Miya Yoshitani, Asian Pacific Environmental Network (510)-417-1775 miya@apen4ej.org Tom BK Goldtooth, Indigenous Environmental Network (218) 760 0442 ien@igc.org...

IEN Draft Recommendations to California REDD Offsets Working Group

 May 07, 2013 INDIGENOUS ENVIRONMENTAL NETWORK COMMENTS TO THE CALIFORNIA REDD OFFSETS WORKING GROUP (ROW) DRAFT RECOMMENDATIONS Re: Recommendations of the REDD Offsets Working Group for Subnational REDD crediting in California’s Cap-and-Trade Program The...

Stop California REDD Now!

  Citizens of the World,   Please sign this petition to Stop California REDD, which is the model for doing REDD throughout the world. Make history by rejecting this market-based, land grabbing false solution to climate change which is bad for the planet, bad...

Chief Spence takes fight against C-45 to the United Nations

 By Brent Patterson, Friday, February 22nd, 2013 The Attawapiskat First Nation and the International Indian Treaty Council have sought the support of the United Nations to stop C-38 and C-45. They state that the Harper government failed in their Duty to Consult...

International Treaty to Protect the Sacred from Tar Sands Projects

 Signed on January 25th 2013 International Treaty to Protect the Sacred from Tar Sands Projects The representatives from sovereign Indigenous Nations, tribes, and governments, participating in the Gathering to Protect the Sacred on January 23 – 25, 2013, on the...