09 Oct '11, 4pm

TAKE ACTION! Go Ahead @NaomiAKlein REVEL w/ @RAN: But Realize You are Supporting and Funding Primary Rainforest Logging

TAKE ACTION! Go Ahead @NaomiAKlein REVEL w/ @RAN: But Realize You are Supporting and Funding Primary Rainforest Logging

Dear Naomi Klein, Re: Go Ahead and REVEL with RAN: But Realize You are Supporting/Funding Primary Rainforest Logging I am writing to express grave concern with your acceptance of an award from the Rainforest Action Network (RAN). Please be aware RAN is a target of an international campaign for its failed support of Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) efforts to “sustainably” log some three hundred and twenty million acres (two times the size of Texas) of primary and old-growth forests for lawn furniture, toilet paper and other throw-away consumer items. After being rebuffed by RAN's management, over the past 3, tens thousand people from over 100 countries have protested, demanding RAN resign from FSC immediately. Loss of old forests may be second only to ending fossil fuels, if we are to avoid the most egregious impacts of abrupt climate change. Primary and other old forests ...

Full article: http://www.climateark.org/shared/alerts/sendsm.aspx?id=ra...

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