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See You In Court: Holding governments and corporations to account for the climate crisis

In-Person

Climate litigation is emerging as an increasingly successful strategy to hold governments and corporations accountable. This session will profile three iconic cases challenging the lack of accountability of governments and the fossil fuel industry for the climate crisis: the Huaraz vs RWE case in Germany, the Shell case in the Netherlands and the Paid to Pollute case in the UK.

Contributors: Tessa Khan - international climate change lawyer and Director of Uplift, Line Skovlund Larsen - Political Ecologist, Noah Walker-Crawford - GermanWatch, University College London, Kairin van Sweeden - Paid To Pollute, Jeremy Cox - Paid To Pollute, Laurie van der Burg - Oil Change International (tbc)

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Date:
November 9
Time:
11:45 am
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Event Type
Panel
Contributors
Tessa Khan - international climate change lawyer and Director of Uplift, Line Skovlund Larsen - Political Ecologist, Noah Walker-Crawford - GermanWatch, University College London, Kairin van Sweeden - Paid To Pollute, Jeremy Cox - Paid To Pollute, Laurie van der Burg - Oil Change International (tbc)
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In-Person
Translations
English
Room
Main Hall

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