Government framework litigation cases are becoming increasingly common, with litigants challenging governments’ policy responses to climate change. This report explores the significant impacts this has had, and will continue to have, on national policymaking and climate action.
UK Banks and investors should make sure that their investments in the farming, forestry and fishing sectors deliver climate and biodiversity goals in ways that are fair and inclusive for workers, communities and consumers, according to a new report published today (23 August 2022).
Just Nature: How finance can support a just transition at the interface of action on climate and biodiversity
This report explores how financial institutions can support the ‘just nature transition’: a shift to a net zero economy that delivers decent work, social inclusion and the eradication of poverty while delivering biodiversity goals.
Knowledge exchange initiatives between different projects can enhance engagement in ecological restoration and rehabilitation initiatives, according to research in South Africa by the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP), the ESRC Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) project awarded to the University of Leeds, and the Leeds Social Sciences Institute, as published in a […]
This paper provides an overview of known climate litigation case numbers, metrics and categorisations, and considers some of the most relevant trends in the arguments and strategies employed by litigants.
Climate change framework laws are needed for the successful implementation of the Paris Agreement. This policy insight examines the elements that can be ‘built in’ to framework laws to specify accountability for the implementation of the core obligations contained within, based on a review of 43 such laws from the Climate Change Laws of the World database.
emissions-intensive coal industry. This policy brief looks at actions the energy sector and finance are starting take to ensure there is a just transition for affected workers and communities, and how those actions can be scaled up.
Launch of From the Grand to the Granular: Translating Just Transition Ambitions into Investor Action
This event features a presentation of the ‘From the Grand to the Granular’ report findings – followed by a panel discussion on just transition investor action and questions from the audience.
The UK’s net-zero commitment assumes the use of greenhouse gas removal (GGR) technologies, but there is little understanding of how they might be funded and who will bear the cost. This study prepared for the National Infrastructure Commission analyses how the distribution of costs for funding these technologies impacts society across income deciles.
This is the third report in our Global trends in climate litigation series, focusing on cases filed or concluded between May 2020 and May 2021. It provides an update of known case numbers, metrics and categorisations, and considers some of the most relevant trends in the arguments and strategies employed by litigants.