The Monsanto Tribunal in the home stretch
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The takeover of Monsanto by Bayer has officially been announced for $66 billion, bringing this way a lot of press and public attention to the Monsanto Tribunal.

Red Line in front of Danone Head Quarters
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On December 9 an action took place at the headquarters of Danone (a large French agribusiness, well known for its dairy products and bottled waters like Evian) in Paris. A red line was painted in front of the building on the pavement and some windows also received a splash of … verder lezen

COP21 – report December 4: business event opened and closed soon afterwards
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Today was the opening of Solutions COP21. As this is a stage for the big polluters to present themselves and to try to mislead the public and media with their green talk, several actions were prepared. People had to first manage to get in. Just before the opening, there was … verder lezen

COP21 – Report December 3 – enlightment along the Champs-Élysées
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How come IKEA suddenly provides streetlights and power generation? Isn’t their core business producing disposable furniture and evading taxes? Anyway, to promote yourself you have to be creative nowadays. For example you can illuminate the Champs-Elysées for two weeks with temporary solar panels, a small wind mill and a series … verder lezen

The Monsanto Tribunal
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During the Climate Summit in Paris, the date of the Monsanto Tribunal has been revealed. It will take place in: The Hague – 14th – 16th of October 2016 For an increasing number of people from around the world, Monsanto is the symbol of industrial agriculture today. This chemical-intensive form … verder lezen

Report December 2 – the Art of Organising
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Now well set up in Paris, the intention is to organize all kinds of things, talk to people and to follow what is happening inside and outside of the conference. So there is plenty to do! In high spirits. But then the internet stops, it doesn’t even work to organize … verder lezen

7000 people at the Amsterdam Climate March!
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On Sunday 30th November 2015, 7000 people gathered on Museumplein in Amsterdam for the Dutch Climate March, the Klimaatparade. While the Paris march has been forbidden, many demonstrations were organised in big cities all around the world.

COP21 – Report December 1 – Corporate Smart Agriculture
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CSA = community supported agriculture CSA = community supported agriculture CSA = community supported agriculture And repeat another 97 times. While reading in the bus on the way to Paris, I decided to first make the Dutch government write some punishment lines. CSA is a great initiative that makes farmers … verder lezen

ASEED is still going to Paris
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Beginning of December a large UN Climate Summit (COP21) is going to take place in Paris, you have probably heard about it. ASEED is planning some events to raise awareness about greenwashing by dirty corporations during COP21 and about the greenhouse gas emissions caused by industrial agriculture. In the meanwhile … verder lezen

Many Marches Against Monsanto in the Netherlands
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On Saturday May 23 there will be world wide protest against Monsanto, a large company monopolising agriculture with its pesticides, seeds, patents and lobby activities. In the Netherlands there will be Marches Against Monsanto in Eindhoven, Alkmaar, Zwolle, Bergschenhoek (bij Rotterdam), Groningen, Den Haag en Amsterdam. In two cities the … verder lezen

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