While the world is waking up to environmental issues, it often feels like governments and big corporations are dragging their heels and threatening progress. It's for this reason, ClientEarth was founded.
In their own words, these guys are focused on 'informing, implementing and enforcing environmental law' around the world. By exposing lawbreakers and holding governments to account, they've had a huge impact on issues such as forest protection and the acceleration of clean energy solutions.
A few of their victories include winning court cases on air pollution in the UK, fighting to have the hormone-disrupting chemical BPA listed as a harmful substance and designing the world's first illegal logging law.
Why we think they're great
We're big believers in individuals making a difference. But we also know that for change to happen on a planet-saving scale, we need the big guns on board too. ClientEarth has the expertise to change our system from within and that's why they're so impressive.
Other selected causes:
💨 Carbon Reduction
If we want to sustain life on this planet we need to cut our carbon emissions, while also dealing with the excess of carbon in our atmosphere already wreaking havoc on our climate. Science is leading the way in this field and there are some exciting innovations.
🐋 Marine Conservation
The ocean is a total powerhouse when it comes to regulating the Earth’s climate, yet human actions have wreaked havoc on marine ecosystems. In order to rebalance our planet, we must protect our oceans and revolutionise the way we fish, the world over.
🌲 Forest Conservation
Forests are home to 80% of terrestrial biodiversity and store vast quantities of carbon, but 75,000 acres are being destroyed every day by logging, poaching and agriculture.
🌞 Climate Resilience
Poverty and climate change are cruelly interlinked and this is especially true when you look at access to clean energy and water. Projects that champion clean energy solutions and which work to create climate-resilient communities are an integral part of the fight to save our planet.
🥕 Food & Agriculture
Food, agriculture and the climate crisis are inextricably linked. Fortunately there are sustainable food organisations and forward thinking farmers out there fighting for positive change. These are the people we need to get behind.
📚 Education & Advocacy
Don’t underestimate the power of a well informed public - this puts pressure on governments and businesses, and that drives change. These organisations are enabling systemic change among the mainstream by educating and challenging the status quo.
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