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litigation on climate change

Climate change is probably the biggest threat to face humanity in the 21st century but activism seems to increasingly be moving from the streets and online into the courts. While street protest movements such as Extinction Rebellion raised a massive amount of awareness globally, a growing number of environmental and human rights activists and lawyers are beginning to sue companies and governments for not doing enough, or breaking agreements, to mitigate climate change. The United States currently has well over a thousand of such cases pending in their court system. Is litigation the answer to Climate Change?

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