Atmospheric Trust Litigation Across the World
FIDUCIARY DUTY AND THE ATMOSPHERIC TRUST, Ken Coghill, Charles Sampford, Tim Smith, eds., Ashgate Publishing, January 2012
49 Pages Posted: 18 Oct 2011 Last revised: 1 Dec 2011
Date Written: January 1, 2012
Leading climate scientists warn that Earth is in “imminent peril,” on the verge of runaway climate heating that will impose catastrophic conditions on generations to come. In the face of government recalcitrance this article proposes atmospheric trust litigation which would force carbon reduction through judicial relief.
Keywords: atmospheric trust litigation, climate change, Australia
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