ECHR Ruling May Pave Path For A UK Climate Damage Tort

By Andreas Wildner, James Brady-Banzet and Maurits Dolmans (May 14, 2024, 3:26 PM BST) -- On April 9, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights handed down its decision in Verein KlimaSeniorinnen Schweiz v. Switzerland.[1] Among other things, the court found that Switzerland had violated its obligations under Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights by failing to take adequate measures to mitigate climate change....

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