Courts worldwide increasingly recognise climate action as a human right

Courts globally, including India’s Supreme Court and the European Court of Human Rights, are recognizing climate action as a fundamental human right. Activists are turning to courts to push governments to enact laws protecting citizens from climate change. Courts are imposing penalties and issuing directives to compel climate action, highlighting the need for stronger legal frameworks. Recent landmark verdicts emphasize balancing conservation efforts with climate change mitigation. Young people are also joining climate activism, emphasizing the urgency for action to tackle the climate crisis.

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