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Why are climate campaigners turning to the courts?

May 28, 2021

CSSN Scholar Joana Setzer comments on the increase in legal action on climate change and its broader impact on the political landscape.

“Now you have courts basically telling government to do more, telling companies to do more” says Joana Setzer. “That is new, that is unprecedented, and I think there’s no way back.”

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