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.
The Grantham Research institute for Climate Change and the Environment (GRI) are hosting a two-day programme of events focused on…
New report says independent expert advisory body on climate change essential to strengthen political support for climate action across the EU
There is a clear need for an independent expert advisory mechanism on climate change at the European level to enable more effective implementation of the European Climate Law, according to a new joint report published today (September 3rd).
Climate change litigation shows no sign of abating as plaintiffs use a variety of strategies to bring lawsuits against governments and Carbon Majors
Human rights are increasingly being used to support climate change cases in courts around the world, and plaintiffs are using alternative strategies to bring lawsuits against major fossil fuel companies, finds a new global review of climate litigation published today (July 3, 2020).