First Climate Lawsuit Against Energy Company Before German Courts

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First Climate Lawsuit Against Energy Company Before German Courts

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The dimension of civil law in the Loss & Damage debate. How large greenhouse-gas emmiters can be held liable for the consequences of climate change. The example of the first climate lawsuit against an energy company before German courts. This factsheet presents the case of Saúl Luciano LLiuya against RWE and addresses the question of causality. 

Author
Dr. Wilhelm Frank, Christoph Bals und Julia Grimm
Number of Pages
2
Publication Date
8/2017