Climate justice: the international momentum towards climate litigation

Climate litigation will dwarf all other litigation in terms of both the number of plaintiffs, and the timeframe over which it can happen, according to a new report released today by the Climate Justice Programme. The report, “Climate Justice: The international momentum towards climate litigation” documents the growing number of climate litigation cases being taken across the world, looks at how they can be – and are being – replicated, and compares them with tobacco and asbestos lawsuits.