With Hurricane Harvey battering the southern United States, a new report by ClientEarth warns that governments and business may be increasingly at risk of litigation for failing to prevent foreseeable climate-related harm to people and infrastructure.
Three local governments have launched legal claims against 20 fossil fuel companies, seeking a contribution to their costs of adapting to rising sea levels.
A New Zealand law student is suing the country’s Minister for Climate Change over national emissions reduction targets.
ClientEarth has become one of the first foreign NGOs to receive an official registration in China, demonstrating the contribution it is making to environmental protection there.
US president Donald Trump is pulling the country out of the Paris climate change agreement, but climate action will continue globally and within the US.
Climate Governance staff
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