Climate-related court cases around the world are growing fast, and on Thursday the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) together with the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia University, highlighted the trend in their new Global Climate Litigation Report.
Andrew Raine, Head of the Frontiers in Environmental Law Unit of UNEP, spoke to UN News’s Anton Uspensky about the report’s findings, which show cases are surging in the Global South with human rights emerging as a powerful driver behind climate litigation.
This content originally appeared on UN News - Global perspective Human stories and was authored by Anton Uspensky.
Anton Uspensky | Radio Free (2023-07-27T18:42:53+00:00) Climate change litigation surges, driven by concern over rights violations: UNEP report. Retrieved from https://www.radiofree.org/2023/07/27/climate-change-litigation-surges-driven-by-concern-over-rights-violations-unep-report/
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