All pages with keywords: climate litigation

If at first you don’t succeed: suing corporations for climate change

If at first you don’t succeed: suing corporations for climate change

a research article by Joana Setzer 22 October, 2018

This paper discusses the history and the future prospects of private climate litigation, which seeks to hold private entities legally accountable for climate change-related damage or threats of damage. It … read more »


Climate Change and Litigation | Panel debate

Climate Change and Litigation | Panel debate

Joana Setzer 3 Jul 2018

2018 IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Colloquium – side event The Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance (SCELG) and the LSE Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the … read more »


First ever EU-wide climate court case asks for more ambition in cutting emissions

a commentary by Joana Setzer 30 May, 2018

Last week families from across the EU launched the first strategic climate court case against the European Union (EU). Some European governments have already been challenged in court on their … read more »


New study reveals all countries that have signed or ratified the Paris Agreement have at least one national law or policy on climate change

Press release 30 April, 2018

All of the 197 countries, nations and territories that have signed or ratified the Paris Agreement now have at least one national law or policy on climate change, according to … read more »