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November 2016

Bringing States – and Science – to courts to address climate change: Grounds, opportunities and challenges with Pau de Vilchez Moragues

November 14, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
David Attenborough Building; Room 1.25, Pembroke St
Cambridge, B2 3QY
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In the past two years, several lawsuits have been filed against governments around the world for their lack of an ambitious enough policy regarding climate change. In countries as different as the Netherlands, the US, Pakistan, Norway or New Zealand, citizens and NGOs are resorting to the judiciary to demand a more responsible climate policy and, so far, courts have been quite receptive of their claims.  This represents an unexpected opportunity in the fight against global warming, yet, at the…

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