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European court of human rights

May 31, 2024

A Correlation Between Global Warming and Human Rights

In her article, Laetitia Ponde Nkot examines the recent verdict of the European Court of Human Rights, which determined that Switzerland had not implemented sufficient measures in line with its pledge to combat climate change. This landmark decision establishes, for the first time, a direct link between the endeavour to address global warming and the protection of human rights within a nation.