After several months of work following the hearings of witnesses and experts (The Hague, Oct. 2016), the five judges of the Monsanto Tribunal have delivered their conclusions in a 60-pages legal advisory opinion. What did they conclude?
“The climate crisis is a food system crisis” is a new publication from ASEED that outlines the climate impacts of the industrial food system and how a select few transnational corporations maintain hegemony over their food empires and our lives with the complicity of governing elites. It also considers food … verder lezen
On the 12th of November a demonstration took place in the German town of Hannover. About 350 people demonstrated against EuroTier, a large business fair for the animal industry. With the slogan “Tierproduktion stopen! Klima retten!” (Stop the animal production! Save the climate!) it was as well a protest against … verder lezen
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
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
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
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
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