The Fashion of Climate Change event
‘Just by EJF’ will be selling exclusive designer organic cotton t-shirts from previous collections by designers such as Katharine Hamnett, Alice Temperly, John Rocha, Christian La Croix and many more. The profits from the sale of each candle goes to EJF’s ‘No place Like Home’ campaign.
Just: Pop Up Store in Carnaby Street 2012
You'll find lots of lovely T-shirts in support of our campaigns for human rights and environmental consciousness. All our T-shirts are made of organic, fairly traded cotton in low-carbon, wind-powered factories that respect the environment and workers' rights.
If you can't make it to Carnaby Street, take a look at our online shop and get inspired: www.just-for.co.uk
Just For: Behind the Scenes
In celebration of our growing JUST FOR collection, which now includes over 26 designs, we're giving you the opportunity to see 'behind the scenes' at our star studded photo shoots with this short film featuring David Gandy, Lily Cole, Diana Vickers and many others as they show their support by being photographed in our designer t-shirts and sweatshirts.
Two Hours in Jaliakhali
Jaliakhali was badly affected by Cyclone Aila in 2009, and this footage (shot approximately 18 months after the cyclone hit) shows how the area had still not recovered from this extreme weather event. While the tidal patterns themselves are unchanged, with the embankment damaged by Aila, the village now floods with every high tide, illustrating the vulnerability that coastal and riverine communities are forced to live with. Most of the homes, temples, and schools have been destroyed. The local bazaar disappeared, too. Constant flooding has made the soil infertile. Most of the villagers now live in makeshift shelters on what little areas of raised ground remain, and unemployment and lack of food are becoming major problems for residents.
The residents of this village who have been forced to migrate join millions of others around the world, displaced from their homes and land by declining environmental conditions. There are now more people displaced by climate-related natural hazards each year than there are refugees fleeing persecution or conflict. The numbers will increase as the negative impacts of climate change become increasingly apparent with extreme weather events including hurricanes and cyclones becoming more dangerous, flooding and drought becoming more frequent and longer-lasting, and sea levels rising.
Climate Change and Human Rights
In many of the world's poorest countries, its impacts already undermine people’s right to life, health, food, water, housing and self-determination. Where the impacts are felt most acutely, the only way to survive is to move. Today, these climate refugees outnumber refugees fleeing persecution and violence by three to one.
EJF works to raise awareness of this humanitarian crisis and ensure the well-being and welfare of those affected. We campaign for a new, legally-binding instrument for their legal recognition, protection and assistance.
Bangladesh: Land of Rivers
In Bangladesh, more than 80% of the population survive on less than $2 a day. The "multiplier effect" of climate change stands to push people deeper into poverty, undermining progress on development and even threatening regional stability.
In this short film, EJF explains how climate change is having a profound human impact on one of the world's poorest countries.
Vivienne Westwood on her "War and Peace" T-shirt
With thanks to Marc Monserat and Nicolas Jaar.
Home Truths: Anil Krishna Roy
There's No Place Like Home: Campaigning for environmental security and human rights
Each year, millions of people are forced from their homes and land by climate-related, natural disasters. Some of these people are displaced by sudden onset storms and flooding, others by longer term hazards such as drought and desertification. Most are from the world’s poorest and most vulnerable countries. Many face an uncertain future, with nowhere to go and no means to survive.
EJF works to raise awareness and improve the well-being and welfare of these climate refugees. We campaign for a new, legally-binding instrument for their legal recognition, protection and assistance.
Help us get their voices heard
EJF’s Home Truths – the Climate Witness Network is working to connect people around the world, empowering them to start a dynamic conversation on climate change, providing a platform where people can share their thoughts, ideas and hopes. EJF is helping individuals and communities to document the issues that affect them, using photography and film to show what it is like to live on the frontline of climate change.