This book investigates and discusses the respective issues arising in the current discourse on climate protection from different legal perspectives (including international law, European law and national public and civil law). In particular, it addresses the issue of “climate protection by courts”.
It gives an overview of important jurisdictions in the field of climate change litigation, including the US, Canada, Australia, the UK, France, the Netherlands, Italy, Brazil and Germany.
The handbook provides answers and ideas both to scholars and practitioners in the field. Furthermore, it is guaranteed to provide an overview of the latest news in cases and progress in the field of climate change litigation.