ENACTING REAL SOLUTIONS TO THE CLIMATE CRISIS
In these new times of political uncertainty, grassroots communities continue to lead the way forward.
About the Alliance
We envision a world in which fairness, equity and ecological rootedness are core values
Climate Justice Alliance members have won significant victories against polluting and extractive industries. We are building local alternatives that center traditional ecological and cultural knowledge and create a pathway for a regenerative future.
Our Power Campaign
As frontline communities, we pilot solutions and organize collectively to shut down the extractive economy
Climate Justice Alliance is amplifying the leadership of the original Our Power Communities while expanding to 70 communities in seven regions that are home to key grassroots groups. These groups organize to end the era of extreme energy and implement a Just Transition that promotes local control of resources (including energy, land, water, and food systems).
Together, we are advancing bold, grounded and interlinked strategies across the country
Six meta-strategies undergird the Climate Justice Alliance projected vision through 2020, and will continue to influence the trajectory of alliance work.
Just Transition is our
main organizing framework
The Just Transition framework is a vision-led, unifying and place-based set of principles, processes and practices that build economic and political power to shift from an extractive economy to a regenerative economy.
Grassroots and Movement Building Organizations
Climate Justice Alliance membership is rooted in a shared landscape analysis, priorities and overall vision. Our alliance includes base-building frontline organizations (BFOs), Alliances, Networks, and Movement Support Organizations.
Map of CJA intersectional Work
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The Decade of False Solutions: Our Position on the Bipartisan Infrastructure Package & Build Back Better Act
Issued by the Indigenous Environmental Network, Climate Justice Alliance, and Grassroots Global Justice Alliance. Contact: Bineshi Albert at 505-350-0851, email@example.com / Ashley Engle at firstname.lastname@example.org / Margaret Kwateng at...
CJA Calls for Investment Directly into Climate Solutions led by Environmental/Climate Justice Groups Contact: email@example.com 301-613-4767 On September 8th, the Bezos Earth Fund announced its second round of funding of more than $200 million to a few...
Climate Justice Alliance Calls on Biden, Democrats for Bolder Infrastructure and Reconciliation Bills
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org 301-613-4767 The bipartisan infrastructure bill (BIF) that just passed the Senate and is now set to come before the House will do little to solve the climate crisis and is dangerous to say the least. Given the release of the...
“Having an alliance of US frontline communities to strategically confront the existing tyranny of our country and present real solutions is needed right now.”
– Tom Goldtooth, Indigenous Environmental Network