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Standing with Sarah for the climate

Closed Cause page created in the Environment category by Daphne Bell for "Sarah Lorraine Thomson"

  • $4,124.80 donated
  • 37 generous donors

Sarah Thomson took the government to court, challenging their inadequate climate change targets. Please help with her hearing costs.

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Sustainability Climate Legal

Sarah's case was heard in June 2017 in the Wellington High Court where she was ably represented by Auckland lawyer, Davey Salmon supported by his team. Leading climate scientists submitted in support. Justice Mallon reserved her decision to a later date.

Sarah's lawyers generously donated their considerable skills and their time to the case but money is needed for the associated costs of the hearing. Our previous Givealittle page raised $10,430 towards the hearing costs but as the final costs totalled almost $15,000 we have created this page to raise the remaining $5000 needed.

Sarah is an impressive young woman who is carrying the torch for the next generation by her bold action.

If you feel strongly about the need for action on climate change, supporting Sarah's ground-breaking court action is a practical way to contribute to change.

Use of Funds:

Funds raised will be used to cover the remainder of the hearing costs: filing fees, travel, accommodation, couriers and photocopying. Donations will be paid to Sarah from a solicitor's trust account.

Page created by:

Daphne Bell


I am part of the Waikato Climate Action Group to which Sarah has contributed considerably. The Givealittle page enables us to give practical support for her courageous legal action.

All funds raised benefit:

Sarah Lorraine Thomson

Funds will be paid to a verified bank account of Francis McEntee (Solicitor Stainton & Chelle) on behalf of Sarah Lorraine Thomson.

  • $4,124.80 donated
  • 37 generous donors

$4,125 donated



This cause page was created on 10 Aug 2017 and closed at 23:59 NZST (UTC +12:00) on 31 Dec 2017.

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