Press release, 4 December 2023
WRM is looking for a new team member. Their main responsibility will be as the coordinator of the digital Bulletin. This is a full-time position.
This September 21st, we once again express our solidarity with this resistance, and we share some materials that can help in understanding the importance of these struggles.
Your Excellencies Governor Helder Barbalho and President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, there is no climate justice without the protection of two forests, urban centers, water and land! (Only available in Portuguese).
Indigenous people from Balik tribe in Sepaku Lama Village, North Penajam Paser Utara Regency, East Kalimantan, carried out an action rejecting the plan to evict their villages around and along the Sepaku river for the project management of Floods or normalization of the Sepaku River center of Indonesia new capital city.
On the International Women's Day, we share a series of articles and audiovisual materials with diverse stories of struggle in Sierra Leone, Uganda, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina and India.
On 3 November, join a conversation to reflect on “15 Years of REDD: A Mechanism Rotten at the Core”.
These readings are part of the publication "15 Years of REDD: A Mechanism Rotten at the Core"
Offsetting is a dangerous distraction from the root causes of the climate crisis. This false solution is the flip side to the oil’s industry initial reaction to climate science: denial. Big Polluters did not invent carbon trading. But they have supported, heavily lobbied for and promoted carbon trading.
At the UN climate conference in 2021, the government of Gabon presented itself as champion in the fight against climate breakdown. Would fossil fuel extraction in Gabon come to an end? No. At its core are a deal signed in 2019 with the fossil fuel producer Norway and the Grande Mayumba project.
The design of the complaint mechanism has systematically failed to resolve the communities' complaints. But then, why does this mechanism exist?
The UK company Envirotrade began a REDD+ project in 2003 that involved communities in the buffer zone of the Gorongosa National Park. In 2018, the company abandoned the region, leaving behind unfulfilled obligations, debts to villagers and hundreds of perplexed families.