Human rights of minors and future generations: Global trends and EU environmental law particularities

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作者: Sanja Bogojevi*
通讯作者: Sanja Bogojevi
作者机构: Email
通讯机构: Email
语种: 英文
关键词: CLIMATE,COURTS
期刊: REVIEW OF EUROPEAN COMPARATIVE & INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW
ISSN: 2050-0386
年: 2020
卷: 29
期: 2
页码: 191-200
摘要: A growing global wave of climate change litigation is led by minors, relying on their human rights, as well as those of future generations against governments and their failure to take action on climate change. Such litigation is emerging also before the Court of Justice of the European Union, where the ambitiousness of the EU’s climate change policies, embodied in the 2030 Climate and Energy Policy Framework, is challenged. This may suggest a possible ‘rights turn’ in EU climate change litigation, where the use of rights claims intensifies and allows stakeholders traditionally excluded from decision making to raise their concerns in a judicial forum. This article expl...

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