The Open Society Foundations work with partners in civil society and government to ensure that social, economic, and environmental justice serves as the foundation of any policy response to the climate crisis.
Inside Open Society
Climate Justice: The Ultimate Challenge of Our Age
Technocratic fixes won’t suffice. The challenges posed by the climate crisis demand a people-centered approach that gives vulnerable communities the support they need to thrive in a world transformed by climate impacts.
Freeing Ukraine’s Bountiful Food Supply
Ukraine’s grain helps feed the world. But Russia’s invasion has blocked their path to market, contributing to global famine.
These Flashcards Will Change the Way You Think About the Climate Crisis
A creative new project aims to bolster climate literacy, spark hard conversations, and ensure youth voices are heard. How flashcards can be a catalyst for change.
EU Green Deal
The EU Must Think Globally on Carbon Import Tax
A proposed EU carbon import tax risks hurting poorer countries by stunting trade and slowing their green transition.
The Time Is Now
Where Roma Rights and Environmental Justice Meet
Leaders in the EU are confronted with a dual obligation—to restore healthy environments for Roma, and to do so with the full participation of Roma communities themselves.
Climate Justice Now
For the Climate’s Sake, Listen to Urban Amazonians
Historically, efforts to protect the Amazon have focused on conservation policy at a national level. It’s time for a new, bottom-up approach.
A Global Coalition
Indigenous Women Are Championing Climate Justice
Throughout the world, and despite decades of being marginalized and ignored, indigenous women and communities are organizing to demand the systemic injustices of climate change be addressed.
Confronting the Crisis
Now Is the Time for Climate Action
As a new survey of public opinion in the United States and multiple European countries shows, the public, despite being overwhelmed with misinformation, nevertheless supports governmental action to address the looming climate crisis.