Climate Lawsuits

A 23-Year-Old Filed A World-First Climate Lawsuit in Australia

A 23-Year-Old Filed A World-First Climate Lawsuit in Australia

Looks like Gen Z is at it again with the climate lawsuits, this time in Australia. Kathleen “Katta” O’Donnell, a 23-year-old college student in Melbourne, launched a world-first lawsuit against the Australian government on Tuesday, alleging that it has misled investors in sovereign bonds by failing to disclose climate-related risks.

The Courts Are Failing Us On Climate Change

The Courts Are Failing Us On Climate Change

As governments have failed to take necessary action to contain the climate crisis and more evidence has become available showing that oil companies have spent decades lying to the public and shareholders, climate lawsuits have become increasingly common. Despite this, a new report from the Environmental Law Institute shows judges”while sympathetic to the…