Climate Litigation: The Growing Importance Of Legal Battles Within The Climate Movement

Climate litigation has surged in recent years as activists seek strategic legal victories to influence government and corporate climate policies. These legal arguments tend to be grounded in human rights, emphasising the positive obligations on states to respect the lives, health and futures of their citizens. However, claimants face difficulties in proving causation and satisfying procedural standing barriers; it is hoped that improvements in attribution science will ease these issues in the future.

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