Mapping Climate Change Litigation

Brian J Preston, Mapping Climate Change Litigation (2018) 92 ALJ 774.

15 Pages Posted: 11 Sep 2019

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Brian Preston

Land and Environment Court of New South Wales; The University of Sydney Law School; Western Sydney University, School of Law

Date Written: November 2018

Abstract

Litigation raising climate change issues has increased in the number and types of cases and the countries and jurisdictions in which the litigation has been brought. This article briefly maps this climate change litigation. In some places, the territory is well charted but in other places these is still terra incognita. In the latter places, the article indicates the types of litigation that have just been commenced or are anticipated to be commenced.

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Keywords: climate change litigation, environmental law

JEL Classification: K32

Suggested Citation

Preston, Brian, Mapping Climate Change Litigation (November 2018). Brian J Preston, Mapping Climate Change Litigation (2018) 92 ALJ 774. , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3399895

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