Climate change and nuisance law: II – the role of the local authority

January 15, 2020

Can the law of nuisance be used to obtain compensation for the consequences of climate change?

This second article on the topic written by Gordon Wignall is concerned with the current US experience of climate change litigation, one of the latest developments being the filing of an amicus brief dated 2 January 2020 by three special interest groups representing public authorities in the vast State of Rhode Island case.

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