Philippines – Providing expert testimony and analysis to the National Inquiry on Climate Change, which amassed the largest, most comprehensive body evidence regarding the climate responsibilities of Carbon Majors companies.
Namibia/Botswana – Protecting human rights and the environment in the Okavango region from oil and gas expansion, including exploratory drilling and seismic survey by ReconAfrica.
Uganda/Tanzania – Supporting efforts to halt construction of the East African Crude Oil Pipeline, highlighting the reports of harm to human rights defenders, and alerting banks of potential reputational, financial, and legal risks of continuing involvement.
Mozambique – Supporting partners fighting ongoing gas extraction projects in Cabo Delgado, with a report to the UN Centre for Civil and Political Rights regarding gas extraction projects and escalating violence in the area.
Ukraine – Mobilizing 1,000+ lawyers and peacebuilding experts to warn against the profound environmental risks of Putin’s fossil-fueled war and highlight the deep links between the fossil economy and global insecurity.
Belgium – Supporting and leveraging progress on toxics policy in the EU to reduce toxic risks globally.
Netherlands – Providing legal analysis to Milieudefensie in its climate case against Royal Dutch Shell, which was ordered to cut its emissions by 45 percent by 2030.
Sweden – Highlighting the potential risks to Indigenous Sami peoples, we helped block the SCoPEx test flight aiming to use stratospheric aerosol injection, a geoengineering technology.
United States – Supporting efforts to stop oil and gas lease sales off the Gulf Coast, and preventing construction of new polluting petrochemical facilities in Appalachia, Death Alley, and beyond.
Mexico – Supporting fisherfolk as they fight an undersea phosphate mining project and the investor-state arbitration against Mexico for denying its permits.
Panama – Supporting Indigenous Ngäbe, Buglé, and Campesino communities defending their rights and forests from the International Finance Corporation-backed electrical transmission line (Line IV).
Caribbean – Supporting a Caribbean-wide moratorium on oil and gas development and bolstering the global campaign to stop offshore oil development.
Colombia – Demanding protections for environmental defenders facing new threats and harassment for denouncing the Inter-American Development Bank’s Hidroituango dam.
Chile – Supporting communities from the Maipo region harmed by the Alto Maipo Hydroelectric Project and sparking crucial conversations about remedy at development finance institutions.
Argentina – Supporting Argentine partners as they secured a February 2022 decision prohibiting offshore oil and gas exploration by Equinor, YPF, and Shell.