‘Dutch court upholds dike against climate change, while Trump Administration seeks to stop climate-change “trial of the century” in Oregon’

“On Tuesday, an intermediate appellate court in the Netherlands upheld a verdict against the government demanding more state action to curb carbon emissions and combat climate change. The court’s decision in favor of energy NGO Urgenda came just one day after the dire 12-year warning of the special report of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change …” (more)

[Richard Peltz-Steele, The Savory Tort, 12 October]

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