Indigenous activists stage coup denouncing REDD at COP21

Inside the COP21 Solutions Concert, The Indigenous Environmental Network staged an action in coordination with Xiuhtezcatl Tonatiuh, denouncing the false solutions being peddled by corporations in Paris during the COP21.  Xiuhtezcatl, who received the Community Service Award from President Obama in 2013 and is the youngest of 24 national changemakers chosen to serve on the […]

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 [...]

Leaders of the Paiter Suruí ask that the carbon project with Natura be terminated – new post on REDD-Monitor

The Paiter-Suruí REDD project in Brazil is often held up as a successful indigenous-led REDD project. In December 2014, REDD-Monitor published an English translation of an interview by CIMI(the Indigenous Missionary Council) with Henrique Suruí in which he gives a completely different opinion of the project. The interview was originally published in CIMI’s publication, Porantim. […]