Climate Resource Library

Library of Climate-Related Decisions

Resource Topic

Region & Country

This project has been made possible by the generous support of the Philip Stoddard Brown and Adele Smith Brown Foundation

Sort By

2023
North America United States of America
Climate Change Greenhouse gases Litigation
Constitutions Right to Healthy Environment
Environmental Impact Assessment
Public Trust Doctrine
Right to ... Healthy Environment
2022
South America Brazil
Climate Change United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Human Rights
2021
Western Europe France
Climate Change Greenhouse gases United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
2019
North America United States of America
Climate Change Greenhouse gases Litigation
Oil & Gas
2019
Pacific Australia
Climate Change Greenhouse gases
Mining Coal mining
2018
North America United States of America
Climate Change
Environmental Impact Assessment
Oil & Gas
2018
South America Colombia
Climate Change Greenhouse gases United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Forests
The Supreme Court determined several Colombian authorities responsible for the deforestation in the Amazon and ordered those authorities to develop plans and implement measures to stop the emissions of GHGs and other harmful impacts caused by deforestation in order to protect fundamental rights of Colombians, especially those of children and future generations.
2018
North America United States of America
Climate Change
Mining Coal mining
Oil & Gas Onshore oil & gas
The court found deficiencies in the Resource Management Plans at issue that must be remedied, including failure to consider the indirect effects of downstream combustion of resources extracted from the planning areas, failure to quantify properly the magnitude of methane pollution by arbitrarily using outdated science, and failure to consider any alternative with less coal available for leasing.
2018
Caribbean
Central America
North America
South America
Climate Change Litigation
Human Rights Inter-American human rights system

This project has been made possible by the generous support of the Philip Stoddard Brown and Adele Smith Brown Foundation.