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The courts can’t solve climate change

12 April 2024

11:19 PM

12 April 2024

11:19 PM

It was always a racing certainty that this week’s ‘Swiss grannies’ climate change judgment in Strasbourg would spawn a new wave of environmental lawfare and give new life to that already in progress. A taste of the brave new future duly came from the High Court in London yesterday.

Section 58 of the Climate Change Act requires the government periodically to lay before parliament its objectives to deal with climate change.

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