Indigenous Rights on Chopping Block of UN COP21 Paris Climate Accord

Immediate Release December 4th, 2015 Press Contacts: North America Dallas Goldtooth, Indigenous Environmental Network,, 1-708-515-6158 EU Suzanne Dhaliwal, Indigenous Environmental Network, UK Tar Sands Network +447772694327 Paris – Saturday – December 5th – On Friday December 4th, Indigenous Peoples from around the globe demonstrated inside the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC/COP21) […]

Indigenous Flotilla of Kayaks & Press Conference Demanding True Climate Solutions at COP21

                   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saturday, December 5, 2015 Contact: Dallas Goldtooth, Indigenous Environmental Network, France: +33 75 1413 823, US: (708) 515-6158, Andrew Miller, Amazon Watch, (202) 423-4828, Jonathon Berman, Sierra Club, (202) 495-3033,   ***Media Advisory*** Indigenous Flotilla of Kayaks & Press Conference Demanding True Climate Solutions at COP21   […]

Indigenous Peoples Visions to Confront Climate Change

2 December 2015, by Tayjasaruta (Sarayaku) This Wednesday, December the 2nd, the delegation from Sarayaku (Ecuadorian Amazon) participated in the panel discussion titled, “Indigenous Peoples Visions to Confront Climate Change” in the Climate Generations space at the COP21. They presented before a group of more than five hundred audience members, anthropologists, and recognized scientists. Our […]

PRESS CONFERENCE: “REDD: Contradiction and Violation of the Sacred”

(Dec 1, 2015) Indigenous leaders, Tom Goldtooth, Gloria Ushigua, Alberto Saldamondo, and Berenice Sanchez spoke at the COP 21 at a Press Conference on how REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation) violates Natural Law and the Sacred. REDD, a carbon offset mechanism with forests and ecosystems, is a major part of the false solutions […]

No War, No Warming – Build an Economy for People and Planet

  MEDIA ADVISORY November 23, 2015 Despite the ban on Protest in Paris, we will be there to raise our voices against war, racism and pollution profiteering. We stand in solidarity with the countless victims of recent violence in Paris, Beirut, and Mali, as well as their families and loved ones. The It Takes Roots […]

The Road to Paris: A Report by Alberto Saldamando

 Report on Climate Change and the Negotiations for Paris Alberto Saldamando, Indigenous Environmental Network, November 17, 2015 The Road to Paris: The Kyoto Protocol uses as a base the States’ emission of GHG in 1990. And the reductions of emissions are measured in tons of GHG and are legally binding. But since the Cancun COP in [...]

First Ever Indigenous Women’s Treaty Signed of “North and South”

September 27, 2015 (New York City, NY) Today marked a historic milestone in the movement for environmental justice and indigenous rights. Indigenous women leaders of the North and South Americas signed a first ever treaty agreement declaring solidarity in the movement to protect Mother Earth from extractive industries. “We give thanks for the guidance and […]

Summer of Our Power

#OurPowerSummer The Climate Justice Alliance’s Summer of Our Power launched on the Summer Solstice—June 21, 2015—in recognition of our interrelated, interdependent, and complementary relationship with Mother Earth. In the face of climate crisis, communities on the frontlines of the impacts are also at the forefront of the struggle to create solutions that are healthy and […]