Dennis van Berkel

2019

Commentary  10 December, 2019

Urgenda v State of the Netherlands: Lessons for international law and climate change litigants

In advance of the final judgement in the landmark Urgenda v. State of the Netherlands climate litigation case, this commentary shines the spotlight on whether human rights can serve as a basis for obliging states to reduce their emissions, and on the justifications behind the minimum 25 per cent emissions cut stipulated by the Hague District Court. read more »

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