Climate Judiciary Project

Guy Bowden

The Climate Judiciary Project is a first-of-its-kind effort that provides judges and the judiciary with reliable, authoritative, and trustworthy education on climate science, the impacts of climate change, and the ways climate science is arising in the law.

Climate Science and Law For Judges

Discover how the Climate Science and Law for Judges Curriculum was developed, explore the topics covered, and see how it can be used.

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CJP experts are recognized leaders in the fields of climate science and law research, scholarship, and education.

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Opportunity: Director, Climate Judiciary Project

CJP Staff

The Environmental Law Institute seeks a dynamic Director to lead its groundbreaking Climate Judiciary Project to educate judges on the science and impacts of climate change. The Project enjoys widespread support of judges throughout the nation as well as the scientific, legal-scholarly, and philanthropic communities.  As it expanded in scope and effort over several years, led by current senior staff and volunteers, the need emerged for a fulltime Director to provide vision, planning, leadership, and overall operating management to take the Project to the next level

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2022 Year in Review

CJP Staff


Every month, more court cases related to climate change are filed across the country and around the world. As the number of lawsuits related to climate change grows, CJP’s mission to equip judges with knowledge of the science and law of climate change has never been more important. In looking to 2023, we reflect with pride on progress made in 2022.

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