Climate change impacts are already affecting people and the planet. The biggest impacts are upon the lives and livelihoods of the poor and developing countries. But action to date falls far short of what is needed. At the heart of the problem is the production and use of fossil fuels and the destruction of forests.
The CJP works to protect the natural environment and people from the adverse impacts of cliamte change through the strategic use of the law across these key issues:
The Carbon Majors research found that just 90 of the world's largest Oil, Coal and Gas producers are responsible for 63% of industrial carbon emissions.
Climate Justice shifts our focus to the human impacts of climate change and responsibility for those impacts.
In order to contribute to the protection of the right of every person of present and future generations to live in an environment adequate to his or her health and well-being.
A number of petitions have been lodged with the World Heritage Committee requesting that sites threatened by climate change be added to the List of World Heritage in Danger.
Loss and damage from climate change is happening: the Carbon Majors need to pay.
Global clean energy transition