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The Latest On: Climate Change

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.”

June 30, 2020 | In the News: San Francisco Examiner

SF May Prohibit Natural Gas In New Buildings

Matt Vespa, Attorney, Clean Energy Program, Earthjustice: “With the California Energy Commission now considering updates to statewide building codes, San Francisco’s action gives more momentum to the adoption of all electric requirements for new buildings throughout California.”

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