Climate Justice Alliance

Founding Year: 2013

Staff: 38


Elizabeth Yeampierre (Executive Director)

Climate Justice Alliance is a non-governmental over 70 rural and urban community-based organizations striving to “create a new center of gravity in the climate movement by uniting frontline communities and organizations into a formidable force.” It aims to build a “Just Transition away from extractive systems of production, consumption and political oppression, and towards resilient, regenerative and equitable economies.”

Work areas:


  • Our Power Campaign – It “brings together frontline communities and allies to coordinate community-led action strategies that advance an Ecologically Resilient and Economically Just Transition”.


Climate Justice Alliance contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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