In the fight against climate change, there is an increasingly popular tool: litigation. Around the world, activists have reached out to the courts. They want to force oil companies and governments to pay for past harm and avert future threats, and they’re using the law to hold the blame for the damage. Opponents argue that climate policy is not a matter for judges but for national governments and international agreements, such as the methane and deforestation agreements. published at COP26 of the United Nations.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/energy/will-judges-have-the-last-word-on-climate-change/2021/12/01/d1bc11f2-528c-11ec-83d2-d9dab0e23b7e_story.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wp_business Will the Judges Have Final Words on Climate Change?