All pages with keywords: litigation

Shining the spotlight on human rights at COP24 and beyond

a commentary by Joana Setzer, Annalisa Savaresi, Rebecca Byrnes 5 December, 2018

As the implementation guidelines to the Paris Agreement are negotiated at COP24, this commentary asks whether and to what extent they will include human rights language, and reviews examples from around the world of how human rights issues are gaining more prominence in relation to climate action. read more »


Global trends in climate change legislation and litigation: 2018 snapshot

a policy publication by Michal Nachmany, Joana Setzer 30 April, 2018

This brief summarises the most recent trends in climate change litigation and legislation, now with global coverage. read more »


Credible implementation of the Paris Agreement: Input to the Talanoa Dialogue

Credible implementation of the Paris Agreement: Input to the Talanoa Dialogue

a policy publication by Alina Averchenkova, Samuela Bassi, Joana Setzer 5 April, 2018

This submission to the Talanoa Dialogue covers themes of climate legislation, institutions and governance, and the credibility of climate change commitments. read more »


Sue major polluters for climate compensation – and ask Exxon to pay for Harvey’s damages says Jeffrey Sachs

Commentary 10 October, 2017

Major polluters and governments could be held to account by “climate justice” court cases, said Jeff Sachs, Professor of Economics at Columbia University in his recent lecture at the London School of Economics. A video of the lecture is now available. read more »


Global trends in climate change legislation and litigation: 2017 update

a policy publication by Michal Nachmany, Sam Fankhauser, Joana Setzer, Alina Averchenkova 9 May, 2017

This report summarises key trends in climate change legislation and litigation. It is the sixth stock-take in a series of global Climate Legislation Studies that dates back to 2010. read more »


Climate change litigation: courts to the rescue?

Climate change litigation: courts to the rescue?

Public Lecture Joana Setzer 21 Mar 2017

LSE Law and Grantham Research Institute public event Speakers: Welcome by Joana Setzer (Grantham Research Institute, LSE) Hari Osofsky (University of Minnesota Law School) Gillian Lobo (ClientEarth) Chaired by Veerle … read more »