Climate Litigation: The Fight Heats Up

Event: Asia-Pacific Judicial Conference on Climate Change Adjudication: Trends and Impacts

Climate Litigation: The Fight Heats Up

08 October 2019
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Briony Eales explained the concept and types of climate litigation. She then discussed a few cases exemplifying the complexities of standing for public interest suits, holding governments accountable, permitting and judicial review, cases against private parties, climate adaptation, impacts on vulnerable people, and post-disaster and climate migration. She concluded by providing key takeaways on climate justice.

Geographical Focus: 
Regional - Asia
Subregional- Pacific
Type of Content: 
Learning Event


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