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July 13, 2020 | In the News: Gizmodo

Indigenous Protests Are Blazing a New Trail for How to Beat Big Oil

Jan Hasselman, Attorney, Northwest Office: “[Standing Rock] has been particularly transformative in the way that we think about and talk about these issues. In the DAPL fight, it feels like we reoriented toward more of a framework around justice and a reckoning of the ways in which Indigenous people have been mistreated.”

July 9, 2020 | Press Release

Australia’s Climate Inaction is a Human Rights Violation

During the UN periodic review of Australia’s human rights record, a coalition of Australian and international lawyers is asking the United Nations to address Australia’s contributions to human rights violations through its actions that fuel the release of greenhouse gas emissions

July 8, 2020 | In the News: The New York Times

Is This the End of New Pipelines?

Jan Hasselman, Attorney, Northwest Office, Earthjustice: “The era of multibillion dollar investment in fossil fuel infrastructure is over. Again and again, we see these projects failing to pass muster legally and economically in light of local opposition.”

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