Climate Change Justice through Climate Change Litigation

  • Keerty Dabas
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  • Keerty Dabas

    Ph.D. Scholar at Faculty of Law, Delhi University, India

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Human rights are internationally recognised guarantees essential for survival and a meaningful life. These guarantees are being violated and threatened due climate change related harms. Since impact of climate change are felt disproportionately across nations, groups , people and communities, it also gives rise to issues of “equity and justice”. The Climate justice approach seeks to address this concern. The paper examines the issue of climate change through concept of ethics and justice , tracing the relation between human right and climate change the role that human rights can play to achieve it. It further explores role of climate change litigation, as a legal tool to secure and protect the human rights of people that are violated due to climate related harms.




International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 7, Issue 4, Page 14 - 26


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