The climate crisis affects us all differently. But did you know poverty, race and where we live often determine how we're impacted?
For example, Black, Asian and minority ethnic people in the UK are more likely to suffer the impacts of air pollution.
The government isn't doing nearly enough to clean up pollution and protect us from climate breakdown. Urgent action is needed to make sure that no matter who we are or where we're from, we all have the right to a safe and healthy life.
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What we're doing to build a fairer planet
Holding the government to account on its responsibility to protect poorer nations from the impacts of climate breakdown. For example, the team launched a legal challenge against the government’s funding of US$1 billion (around £750 million) to support a gas project in Mozambique.
Using environmental law to support individuals and local communities to launch their own campaigns. Our legal team have worked with individuals and other organisations to defend the public’s right to peacefully protest and gain access to key environmental legislation.
Pushing for policy changes to reduce air pollution in inner-city areas and support the marginalised communities that are impacted most.
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We're campaigning for more green jobs and a healthy environment for everyone: Encouraging MPs to back a new law to protect forests and people, petitioning the UK parliament to make companies accountable for harm to people and the environment, and pressuring the government to scrap legislation that would compromise our right to stand up for people and planet.
By becoming a supporter, you’ll be helping to fund vital research on topics such as how green jobs can help solve the youth unemployment crisis and campaigns to pressure decision-makers to take action to stop climate and ecological breakdown.
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