Case-Law Guide

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Carême v. France (dec.) [GC], no. 7189/21


Lack of sufficient action to mitigate climate change, in particular climate change induced flooding – complaint brought by a former inhabitant and mayor of the municipality of Grande-Synthe.
Decision | Legal Summary

Duarte Agostinho and Others v. Portugal and 32 Others (dec.) [GC], no. 39371/20


Current and future severe effects of climate change, which the applicants attribute to the 33 respondent States, and which they claim impacted their lives, well-being, mental health and the peaceful enjoyment of their homes.
Decision | Legal Summary

Verein KlimaSeniorinnen Schweiz and Others v. Switzerland [GC], no. 53600/20


Lack of sufficient action to mitigate effects of climate change – complaints brought by a Swiss association of older women concerned about the consequences of global warming on their living conditions and health, as well as four individual women.
Judgment | Legal Summary

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