Well, climate change is coming and it’s coming to a court near you. Climate litigation in Asia and the Pacific will grow and it will increasingly emerge as an issue during environmental and other litigation. Awareness of the science will be important for understanding the nature of cases in your docket and for resolving litigation.
Workshop on Environmental Adjudication for the Judiciary of Bhutan
The Asian Development Bank (ADB), in partnership with UN Environment, the US Environmental Protection Agency, and the Royal Court of Justice of Bhutan co-organized a Workshop on Environmental Adjudication for the Judiciary of Bhutan, held on 18-19 July 2018, in Thimphu. For more information visit the event page.
Legal Readiness to Attract Climate Finance: Towards a Low-Carbon Asia and the Pacific
The Parties to the Paris Agreement have made ambitious commitments to combat climate change - both in terms of greenhouse gas emissions and climate resilience targets as well as financial targets. In their Nationally Determined Contributions, most developing countries have made their commitments conditional on receiving international financial support.
Global Judicial Institute on the Environment Meeting of the Interim Governing Council - Manila (15 April 2019, TBC)