October 30, 2014
ELAW eBulletin Holding Corporations Accountable for Damaging the Climate
A new report published by the Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide concludes that courts in several countries are poised to pursue climate justice.
"Courts in several countries . . . are poised to bring justice to victims of climate damages. . . . Requiring corporations causing climate impacts to compensate damaged communities would help remedy the injustice of climate change, internalize costs of greenhouse gas emissions, make corporations tremble at the prospect of further damage awards, and thus help prevent further harm."
The report, available in English and Spanish, was made possible through generous support from the Wallace Global Fund:
Maggie Keenan Communications Director @keenanmaggie