Climate Justice Alliance Challenges “Greenwashing” in Obama’s Climate Action Plan, Puts Frontline Communities First

The Climate Justice Alliance, of which the USFSA is a member, Releases Statement on President Obama’s Climate Action Plan July 9th, 2013 We support President Obama’s efforts to implement a national Climate Action Plan that is comprehensive, achievable, and promotes a socially and environmentally just future for everyone. Communities on the frontlines of the impacts […]

Defense of Mother Earth

Indigenous Environmental Network Marches for Climate Change Members of the Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN) took the lead at the Forward on Climate march of 35,000 people in DC, protesting the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, and asking for limits on carbon pollution and investment in renewable energies. While in DC, five indigenous and First Nation […]

Resources

Food Crisis From Food Rebellions to Food Sovereignty: Urgent call to fix a broken food system By Eric Holt-Giménez, Ph.D., Social Scientist and Executive Director of Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy. The real causes of the 2008 and 2011 food price crises were numerous, but the fact that our global agricultural system is […]

Call to Action

Call to Action The following Call to Action is adapted from the Call to Action to End the Food Crisis issued by the US Working Group on the Food Crisis in 2008 and endorsed by several thousand organizations and individuals. It is included here as a springboard for future action of the Alliance, with the […]