Publications



Global trends in climate litigation: 2021 snapshot

Policy publication by Joana Setzer, Catherine Higham on 2 Jul 2021

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.


Global trends in climate change litigation: 2020 snapshot

Policy publication by Joana Setzer, Rebecca Byrnes on 3 Jul 2020

Climate change litigation has been growing in importance over the past three decades as a way of either advancing or delaying effective action on climate change. This report reviews key developments around the world in climate litigation over the period May 2019 to May 2020.