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Climate Defense Project

Climate Lawyers for the Climate Movement

The climate movement needs climate lawyers.  Climate Defense Project fills a gap in the legal landscape by supporting front-line activists, advancing overlooked legal arguments, and connecting attorneys, experts, and community members.  CDP co-founders Alex and Ted are graduates of Harvard Law School, where they led the filing of the first fossil fuel divestment lawsuit, Harvard Climate Justice Coalition v. President and Fellows of Harvard College.  

Meet the Team

Meet the Board

What We Do

The Climate Necessity Defense, in Pictures (courtesy of Graphic Advocacy Project)

Here is CDP’s Form 1023 application for tax-exempt status as a 501(c)(3) organization and the organization’s IRS exemption letter.