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The Status of Climate Change Litigation : A Global Review

dc.contributorLaw Divisionen_US
dc.contributor.authorUnited Nations Environment Programmeen_US
dc.contributor.authorColumbia University, Sabin Center for Climate Change Lawen_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-17T09:32:34Z
dc.date.available2017-05-17T09:32:34Z
dc.date.issued2017-05
dc.identifier.isbn978-92-807-3656-4en_US
dc.identifier.otherDEL/2110/NAen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11822/20767
dc.descriptionThis report provides judges, advocates, researchers,and the international community with an of-the moment survey of global climate change litigation, an overview of litigation trends, and descriptions of key issues that courts must resolve in the course of climate change cases. One purpose of this report is to assist judges in understanding the nature and goals of different types of climate change cases, issues that are common to these cases, and how the particularities of political, legal, and environmental settings factor in to their resolution. Another goal is to contribute to a common language among practitioners around the world working to address climate change through the courts.en_US
dc.description.uriwww.unep.org/environmentalgovernanceen_US
dc.formatTexten_US
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.rightsPublicen_US
dc.subjectCLIMATE CHANGEen_US
dc.subjectLITIGATIONen_US
dc.subjectHUMAN RIGHTSen_US
dc.subjectREFUGEE LAWen_US
dc.subjectTORTSen_US
dc.subjectNEGLIGENCEen_US
dc.subject.classificationEnvironmental Governanceen_US
dc.titleThe Status of Climate Change Litigation : A Global Reviewen_US
dc.typeBook/Reporten_US
wd.identifier.newreleaseYesen_US
wd.identifier.sdgSDG 13 - Climate Actionen_US
wd.identifier.sdgSDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutionsen_US


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