Lawyers for Nature
Representing the natural world and all who seek to defend it.

Latest

Nov
23
Where else can we go: climate activists have so much to say, but can they do it at COP27?

Where else can we go: climate activists have so much to say, but can they do it at COP27?

By Silvia Cesa-Bianchi This time last year, I had just returned from COP26, and along with many others, had been
9 min read
Nov
02
Paul Powlesland is elected to the Bar Council on a climate action mandate that advocates ‘Justice for All’

Paul Powlesland is elected to the Bar Council on a climate action mandate that advocates ‘Justice for All’

By Paul Powlesland When I was born, CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere were 348 parts per million. This year, the
2 min read
Sep
30
Rights of Nature in Ireland – Towards a Living Island of Rights-Bearing Communities:  Submission to the Irish Citizens’ Assembly on Biodiversity Loss

Rights of Nature in Ireland – Towards a Living Island of Rights-Bearing Communities: Submission to the Irish Citizens’ Assembly on Biodiversity Loss

By Claire Nevin In April 2022, the Irish Citizens’ Assembly on Biodiversity Loss (“The Assembly”) held its inaugural meeting in
6 min read
Sep
02
Facing the Climate Crisis: A Journey from Denial to Active Hope (Part 3)

Facing the Climate Crisis: A Journey from Denial to Active Hope (Part 3)

By Alice Brunton - also available on Medium We’ve covered Denial, Gratitude, Facing Reality, Climate Grief. Stage 5: Reframing
5 min read
Aug
13
Facing the Climate Crisis: A Journey from Denial to Active Hope (Part 2)

Facing the Climate Crisis: A Journey from Denial to Active Hope (Part 2)

By Alice Brunton - also available on Medium In the first post, we covered Stage 1, Denial, and Stage 2,
4 min read
Aug
12
Facing the Climate Crisis: A Journey from Denial to Active Hope (Part 1)

Facing the Climate Crisis: A Journey from Denial to Active Hope (Part 1)

By Alice Brunton - also available on Medium This post has taken some time to incubate, as I wanted to
5 min read
Aug
08
Request for Support in Representing Communities: Places for Everyone Examination in Public Hearings

Request for Support in Representing Communities: Places for Everyone Examination in Public Hearings

By Marj Powner (Vice Chair, Save Greater Manchester’s Green Belt Group) Save Greater Manchester’s Green Belt group (SGMGB)
5 min read
Aug
01
Being for Nature: Introducing Interconnected Law

Being for Nature: Introducing Interconnected Law

By Alex May The previous blog posts in this series looked at what it means to be ‘for nature’ and
7 min read
Jul
31
Being for Nature: Thinking about Society

Being for Nature: Thinking about Society

By Alex May This is the second blog post in a series of three. The first blog post looked at
4 min read
Jul
06
Being for Nature: Introducing Social Ecology

Being for Nature: Introducing Social Ecology

By Alex May I’m writing these blog posts to share what I’ve learned and how my thinking has
5 min read