Africa: Surge in Court Cases Over Climate Change Shows Increasing Role of Litigation in Addressing the Climate Crisis

[UNEP] Nairobi — Climate litigation cases have spiked in recent years, making the courtroom increasingly relevant to efforts to address climate change around the world. A UN Environment Programme (UNEP) report released today finds that climate cases have nearly doubled over the last three years and are increasingly compelling governments and corporate actors to implement their climate commitments, as well as pursue more ambitious climate change mitigation and adaptation goals.Read the Original Article

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