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Taking Climate Justice Into Our Own Hands

Taking Climate Justice Into Our Own Hands
Subject: 
Climate Compensation Act, Private International Law
Author: 
Andrew Gage, Margaretha Wewerinke
Summary: 

This report, co-released by West Coast Environmental Law and the Vanuatu Environmental Law Association, explains how well-established principles of private international law allows the courts and governments of individual countries to take action against fossil fuel polluters. The report also includes the first public proposal for the text of a Climate Compensation Act that clarifies the principles of liability for large-scale greenhouse gas emitters, and which could be enacted by countries around the world.

Publication Date: 
December 1, 2015
Publication Pages: 
47
Publisher: 
West Coast Environmental Law
Publication Format: 
PDF