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Climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing our planet today. Using the legal system to address climate change and its impacts will be an essential part of the global effort to meet this challenge.
 
Climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing our planet today. Using the legal system to address climate change and its impacts will be an essential part of the global effort to meet this challenge.
   
===Getting Started===
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==Getting Started==
   
 
To get started exploring this wiki, here are links to a few of the key pages that will provide an overview of the field of climate litigation.
 
To get started exploring this wiki, here are links to a few of the key pages that will provide an overview of the field of climate litigation.
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This wiki is searchable. If there is something specific you are looking for, you can use the search bar at the top right.
 
This wiki is searchable. If there is something specific you are looking for, you can use the search bar at the top right.
   
===Editing the wiki===
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==Editing the wiki==
 
We also invite you to help grow this wiki. This is a highly dynamic area of ​​law that requires consistent work to stay up to date. If you know more than this wiki does, share what you know with the rest of us!
 
We also invite you to help grow this wiki. This is a highly dynamic area of ​​law that requires consistent work to stay up to date. If you know more than this wiki does, share what you know with the rest of us!
   
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[[Help for editors]]
 
[[Help for editors]]
   
===Disclaimer===
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'''Disclaimer:''' The information on this wiki is not legal advice or a substitute for legal counsel. You should not rely or act upon this information without seeking professional advice from a lawyer in your jurisdiction.
 
'''Disclaimer:''' The information on this wiki is not legal advice or a substitute for legal counsel. You should not rely or act upon this information without seeking professional advice from a lawyer in your jurisdiction.
   
===About LINGO===
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==About LINGO==
 
This wiki was created by the [https://www.leave-it-in-the-ground.org/ Leave it in the Ground Initiative (LINGO)]. LINGO works on high-impact initiatives to speed up the global transition to 100% renewable energy and keep fossil fuels in the ground. You can learn more at [https://www.leave-it-in-the-ground.org/ www.leave-it-in-the-ground.org]
 
This wiki was created by the [https://www.leave-it-in-the-ground.org/ Leave it in the Ground Initiative (LINGO)]. LINGO works on high-impact initiatives to speed up the global transition to 100% renewable energy and keep fossil fuels in the ground. You can learn more at [https://www.leave-it-in-the-ground.org/ www.leave-it-in-the-ground.org]

Revision as of 17:22, 3 March 2021


Welcome to the Climate Litigation wiki! This wiki is a resource for those interested in using the courts and legal system to address the challenge of climate change and to achieve justice for those impacted by it.

The wiki seeks to provide lawyers, law students, and others with an introduction to the most important precedents, resources, and considerations in climate litigation, and to provide a road map to start a climate change lawsuit in your own country.

In this wiki you will find:

  • Examples of climate litigation brought previously in various countries, and the important precedents that have been set
  • An overview of key considerations and principles relevant to climate litigation
  • Connections to other resources on climate litigation, including organizations that are on the frontlines of using the legal system to address climate change

Climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing our planet today. Using the legal system to address climate change and its impacts will be an essential part of the global effort to meet this challenge.

Getting Started

To get started exploring this wiki, here are links to a few of the key pages that will provide an overview of the field of climate litigation.

This wiki is searchable. If there is something specific you are looking for, you can use the search bar at the top right.

Editing the wiki

We also invite you to help grow this wiki. This is a highly dynamic area of ​​law that requires consistent work to stay up to date. If you know more than this wiki does, share what you know with the rest of us!

To edit, click "edit" at the top of a page and contribute!

Help for editors

Disclaimer

Disclaimer: The information on this wiki is not legal advice or a substitute for legal counsel. You should not rely or act upon this information without seeking professional advice from a lawyer in your jurisdiction.

About LINGO

This wiki was created by the Leave it in the Ground Initiative (LINGO). LINGO works on high-impact initiatives to speed up the global transition to 100% renewable energy and keep fossil fuels in the ground. You can learn more at www.leave-it-in-the-ground.org