The Climate Justice Programme (CJP) is an independent not for profit, non-government organisation that uses the law to expose environmental and human rights issues relating to climate change.
We are a group of lawyers, academics and campaigners who support the development and execution of strategic initiatives to address global climate change. We seek to raise awareness and engagement in climate law through long standing global networks of lawyers and international organisations.
The CJP is the only program globally that has been established with the sole purpose to work collaboratively with lawyers, campaigners and scientists in this innovative field.
The CJP does not accept funding, gifts or donations from any major greenhouse gas emitters or producers.
We are dedicated to the pursuit of climate justice, through the development of climate law.
We advocate for the protection of the environment through seeking to reduce the impact of and mitigate the risk of climate change caused by the emission of greenhouse gases, through policy and legislative reform and strategic litigation, education and professional development.
To use the law to protect the natural environment and people from the adverse impacts of climate change.
Our value are:
There are lots of ways that you can contribute to climate justice, whether you are a lawyer, a law student or a concerned member of the community.