We force businesses and governments to deliver on their environmental obligations. We help to draft more robust, ambitious laws. We propose scientifically sound policies and solutions to protect rights and resources in the first place.
As the major job of keeping the population fed puts more and more strain on the planet that keeps us alive, EU leaders face a challenge: making sure producing food and protecting nature are part of the same project – not opposing ones.
In failing to act on the known landslide risk, 48 people allege the Ugandan Government has violated their rights to life, property and right to a clean and healthy environment.
Businesses worldwide are rushing to make climate commitments, but how can we make sure they hold up in practice?
As it designs its new trade policy, the UK government can – and should – take a more progressive approach to restricting imports for environmental reasons. Our new report shows that there are ways ahead.
“Law is a powerful tool that can fundamentally change the way we live in the world. We see our work as pivotal to our shared future.”
Why law is the right approach →
"Rising seas are washing away Torres Strait Islanders' homes. We're supporting them to bring a world-first climate change case."
Demand Australia protects its citizens →
“Governments across the EU are still breathing life into coal with major subsidies. Europe needs to get a grip on its coal problem.”
We're using the law to force action on coal →
Energy Lead, Poland
“We stepped in to save Europe's oldest forest from illegal logging, protecting lynx, bison and other endangered species.”
Explore our three-year fight to protect it →
You have a right to breathe clean air
Clean air is essential for a healthy life. Explore our work across Europe and find out how you can help us make that right a reality.