David Estrin

David Estrin is a veteran environmental lawyer in Canada and a CIGI Senior Research Fellow. His report, Limiting Dangerous Climate Change: The Critical Role of Citizen Suits and Domestic Courts – Despite the Paris Agreement, was released in May 2016.

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Climate change and the rise of citizen suits

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June 20, 2016

For many worried about the health of the planet, waiting on leaders to stop a concerning increase in global carbon emissions isn’t an effective strategy. Here are three examples of when bypassing government and effecting change through the judicial system has worked.