Is Suing Governments The Future Of Climate Change Action?
In Europe, if you want to see climate change action, it could be as easy as suing your government. Oh, and winning.By Sebastian Martinez | July 1, 2015
Something interesting has happened in the Netherlands. A group of Dutch citizens sued their government to get it to act on climate change. (Video via Judiciary of the Netherlands)
Even more interesting: They won, and a court in The Hague ordered the Dutch government to cut emissions by at least 25 percent below 1990 levels by 2020. (Video via RTL)