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Are courts the new front line for climate justice?

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In lieu of bold steps from governments and companies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, climate justice advocates and lawyers have stepped up to force their hand through litigation.

Xeb 1aTraditionally, legal cases have been brought against governments, but there is now a steep rise in climate lawsuits brought directly against fossil fuel companies.

In the United States alone, 14…

The worsening harm of climate change on marginalised communities, especially in the…

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