The Rest climate case settlement: a precedent by any other name?

The climate change settlement raising the bar for Australian corporate risk management.

This is how to sue your government over climate change, say experts

The International Bar Association (IBA) has published an extraordinary directive for courts to step in where governments may be failing to protect citizens from climate…

Climate Disaster Law: does it hold the key to dealing with bushfires?

With climate change being recognised as an exacerbating factor in the Australian bushfire disaster, ‘Climate Disaster Law’ is now coming to the fore.

Risky business: super case heats up climate debate

ILONA MILLAR & SHARONA COUTTS examine how regulators, corporations and individuals are starting to see climate change as a matter of financial risk management.

World-first legal battle hopes to save a culture

A group of Torres Strait Islanders is filing a human rights complaint against the Australian Government. They say a lack of action on climate change…

Climate change takes centre stage in Land and Environment Court

Gloucester Resources v Minister for Planning marks the first time an Australian court has refused a development on the basis of its climate change impacts.

The mainstreaming of climate litigation

A landmark Australian judgment has shone a light on how climate change is now working its way into traditional areas of litigation around the world. 

A day in the life of… Matthew Floro

Meet the EDO NSW solicitor with carriage of the first case in Australia to accept expert evidence about the global carbon budget.

When the earth is your client

From Goondiwindi to the European Union, Dominique Doyle has dedicated her career to combating what she calls the “ticking time bomb of climate change”.

Should I stay or should I go?

Shaping international responses to climate change, disasters and displacement is a growing need, writes  UNSW Professor Jane McAdam.