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What Strasbourg’s climate ruling means for Europe

10 April 2024

1:17 AM

10 April 2024

1:17 AM

Today, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on an unprecedented trio of cases which claimed that European states have taken insufficient action to combat climate change.

The outcome of the claims were mixed. But the judgments of the Strasbourg Court are likely to prove exceedingly contentious.

The three cases involved claims against Switzerland, France and Portugal.

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