Legal limits to the use of CO2 removal

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has indicated that to hold global warming to 1.5°C, consistent with the goals of the 2015 Paris Agreement, global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions need to be reduced to net zero by around mid-century. This global goal...

UNEP Adaptation Gap Report 2021

Even as the world looks to step up efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions, the need to adapt to the impacts of climate change already locked in are just as important. The sixth edition of the UNEP Adaptation Gap Report: The Gathering Storm looks at how the world is...

Green Pills: Making Corporate Climate Commitments Credible

Many of the world’s largest firms are now announcing plans to reduce their carbon emissions over the coming decades. Against the backdrop of lackadaisical climate policy, this development is widely held out as positive. But ubiquitous allegations of corporate and...

Filling the evidentiary gap in climate litigation

Lawsuits concerning the impacts of climate change make causal claims about the effect of defendants’ greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions on plaintiffs and have proliferated around the world. Plaintiffs have sought, inter alia, compensation for climate-related losses and to...