The Role of Judges in Systemic Climate Litigation: A Comparative Analysis of Ireland and the Netherlands

(2021) 16(2) Journal of Comparative Law 610.

51 Pages Posted: 11 May 2022

Date Written: 2021

Abstract

This paper addresses the question of what role the judiciary should play in reviewing the adequacy of a state’s climate mitigation policies from a constitutional and human rights perspective.

Keywords: Climate litigation, justiciability, Urgenda, Friends of the Irish Environment, Jeff King

Suggested Citation

Kelleher, Orla, The Role of Judges in Systemic Climate Litigation: A Comparative Analysis of Ireland and the Netherlands (2021). (2021) 16(2) Journal of Comparative Law 610., Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4088337

Orla Kelleher (Contact Author)

Sutherland School of Law ( email )

Ireland

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