GJEP Responds to Pro-GE Tree Article in Pacific Standard

GJEP Responds to Pro-GE Tree Article in Pacific Standard A Controversial Tree? For Good Reason A Response to the article “The Most Controversial Tree in the World” by Rowan Jacobsen printed in the Pacific Standard 4 September 2019 By Anne Petermann, GJEP Executive Director “Industry is using… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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GJEP & Biofuelwatch Published in Earth Island Journal on Risks of GE Chestnuts

GJEP & Biofuelwatch Published in Earth Island Journal on Risks of GE Chestnuts GE American Chestnut — Restoration of a Beloved Species or Trojan Horse for Tree Biotechnology? Biotech industry hopes that getting genetically engineered chestnut approved for conservation planting will soften public opposition to transgenic trees.   Earth Island Journal,… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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Counterpunch Runs Article on GE American Chestnut as Trojan Horse

Counterpunch Runs Article on GE American Chestnut as Trojan Horse The GE American Chestnut: Restoration of a Beloved Species or Trojan Horse for Tree Biotechnology? Counterpunch, 14 June 2019 by RACHEL SMOLKER – ANNE PETERMANN About a century ago the American chestnut tree was attacked by the introduced… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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The Ecologist on Risks of GE American Chestnuts

The Ecologist on Risks of GE American Chestnuts This article was the Editor’s pick in The Ecologist. Tree biotech and the American chestnut The American chestnut is being used as a PR tool for winning over public opinion on the use of biotechnology as a ‘tool… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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NEW: Risks of GE American Chestnut in Independent Science News

NEW: Risks of GE American Chestnut in Independent Science News The GE American Chestnut – Restoration of a Beloved Species or Trojan Horse for Tree Biotechnology? Independent Science News, 11 June 2019: by Rachel Smolker, Ph.D. (Biofuelwatch) and Anne Petermann (Global Justice Ecology Project) About a century ago… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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Dr. Rachel Smolker debates risks of deregulating GE American chestnut trees on NPR-On Point

Dr. Rachel Smolker debates risks of deregulating GE American chestnut trees on NPR-On Point How GMOs Might Save The American Chestnut Tree This program aired 29 April 2019 and was hosted Meghna Chakrabarti. The program is heavily tipped in favor of the two men who speak in favor of using genetically engineering… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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Press Release: Major New White Paper on GE American Chestnut Released Today

Press Release: Major New White Paper on GE American Chestnut Released Today FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE APRIL 24, 2019 White Paper on Genetically Engineered American Chestnut Trees Released Report details risks and corporate influence involved in plan to use iconic American Chestnut tree as Trojan Horse to win regulatory approval for… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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LISTEN: Rachel Smolker On Biofuels & Their Environmental Impact

LISTEN: Rachel Smolker On Biofuels & Their Environmental Impact This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth Radio Show was  Dr. Rachel Smolker with Biofuelwatch, who discussed this week’s Bioeconomy Day of Action.  Smolker is a co-director of Biofuelwatch, and an organizer with Energy Justice Network. She has… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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A Personal Response to IPCC Special Report on Pathways to 1.5 C

A Personal Response to IPCC Special Report on Pathways to 1.5 C Rachel Smolker is a co-director of Biofuelwatch, and an organizer with Energy Justice Network. She has researched, written. and organized extensively on the impacts of biofuels and bioenergy on land use, forests, biodiversity, food, people’ and the climate…. Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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