Factsheet

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. 

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Factsheet

Author(s)

Dr. Wilhelm Frank, Christoph Bals und Julia Grimm

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2

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Policy Director
+49 (0)228 / 60 492-34

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Policy Advisor - Climate Finance
+49 (0)228 60 492-11