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Asghar Leghari v. Federation of Pakistan

Ashgar Leghari v. Federation of Pakistan (W.P. No. 25501/2015)
Lahore High Court Green Bench

A farmer filed a public interest litigation alleging the government of Pakistan’s inaction and delay in implementing the National Climate Change Policy and addressing vulnerabilities associated with climate change violates the fundamental constitutional rights to life and dignity. 

In its first order, issued 4 September 2015, the Green Bench declared:

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Hancock Coal Pty Ltd. v. Kelly and Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (No. 4)

Hancock Coal Pty Ltd. v. Kelly and Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (No. 4) [2014] QLC 12
Land Court of Queensland

This decision concerned the Alpha Coal Project, a large-scale coal mining project proposed by Hancock Coal in the Galilee Basin. The predominant use of land in this area is pastoral, specifically livestock grazing.

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