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Standing up for a safe future in light of the IPCC report

Standing up for a safe future in light of the IPCC report

In August, climate change and the urgent and undeniable imperative to rapidly decarbonise the world dominated the news, after the sixth United Nations IPCC Report was published.    There is no question that the IPCC analysis shows that the choices of the Australian...

Climate change and human rights

Climate change and human rights

EJA recently made two joint submissions related to Australia’s Third Universal Periodic Review under the United Nations Human Rights Council, calling on Australia to improve its approaches to environmental and climate justice, the protection of cultural heritage and...

Fighting Fires From Burned Ground

Fighting Fires From Burned Ground

We at Environmental Justice Australia acknowledge all those in the Australian community who have and continue to suffer pain and distress caused by this summer’s catastrophic bushfires.      We express our sympathy and support for those who have lost loved ones,...

Growing the next wave of climate justice lawyers

Growing the next wave of climate justice lawyers

- Ariane Wilkinson, Senior Lawyer, EJA. At Environmental Justice Australia we believe that the law and the legal profession have a central role to play in responding to the climate crisis. We support and encourage the development of more opportunities for lawyers to...

Add your voice to the call for a Climate Charter in Victoria

Add your voice to the call for a Climate Charter in Victoria

The Government will decide whether to include a Charter in the Climate Change Act in the next few weeks. Climate change is real. It’s happening now, with potentially disastrous effects on people and environment around the world. Right now, our laws are blind to...

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