Campaign stories

From Bangladesh to Norway, from the UK to Cambodia, from Peru to the Netherlands and many more parts of the world, people have been campaigning and speaking up for climate justice.

Caravan of Hope

Last November, more than 150 African climate activists travelled over 4000 miles through 10 countries to highlight the impact climate change has already had on their lives and to make their voices heard during the UN climate change talks in Durban, South Africa. Learn more…

South Africa: stop ‘dirty’ World Bank loans

In April 2010 the World Bank approved a loan of $3.75 billion to South African power company Eskom for a coal-fired power station. Civil society across the globe joined together with 50 African organisations to get the Bank’s board to halt this loan to a carbon intensive project. Although some countries abstained the vote was passed. Learn more…

Bolivia: Climate Justice Tribunal

In 2009, Bolivian civil society hosted an international tribunal at which climate change problems threatening indigenous people and human rights were presented. The successful tribunal received international press coverage and was repeated in Bangkok during the UN meeting later that year. Learn more…

Bangladesh: 112,000 signatures in three months

The Countdown to Copenhagen Bangladesh Campaign united 54 NGOs and over 100,000 people vulnerable to climate change.

In rural areas, men and women unable to read or write used fingerprints to sign the petition, after volunteers read out the demands. Learn more…