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Global trends in climate change litigation 2022
  • 2023-07-27
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This is the fourth annual report of the Global Trends in Climate Litigation series by the Grantham Research Institute, covering the period from May 2021 to May 2022. The primary source for the report is the Climate Change Laws of the World (CCLW) database, maintained by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, which includes cases filed before courts in 43 countries and 15 international or regional courts or tribunals. This data has been supplemented by the United States Climate Litigation Database, maintained by the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, to provide aggregated global figures.

According to this report, recent issues in climate change litigation include; Domestic accountability for climate targets / Accountability for fossil fuel expansion / The role of human rights: understanding the complexity / Private and public finance institutions in the spotlight / ‘Climate-washing’ litigation: closing the credibility gap.