European rights court OKs climate lawsuit against 33 nations

Strasbourg, France (AFP) Nov 30, 2020
Europe’s top rights court said Monday that it would give priority status to a lawsuit filed by six young Portuguese citizens against 33 nations they say are not fulfilling obligations to limit climate change. It is the first such lawsuit heard by the European Court of Human Rights, whose rulings must in theory be applied by all Council of Europe members. The six Portuguese plaintiffs, ag

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