Climate litigation has doubled since 2015, with the impact of cases often stretching far beyond the final court verdict
Hawaiian children are suing their local transport department over pollution concerns. Transport Action Network has issued a legal challenge against the UK government for its road investment strategy. And Greenpeace Germany filed a lawsuit against Volkswagen AG for failing to protect the planet.
There is an uptick in litigation against fossil fuel-driven transport, driven by concerns about the planet’s climate.