This story is part of a collection called Sue the Bastards: Stories about hauling climate change scoundrels into court and suing their pants off. Read more here. Also from author Mitch Anderson in this series: When Politics Fail, Call the Lawyers.
Interactive: 30 Years of Suing the Bastards
Interactive: Harm Reduction Goes Global
How a once-radical idea is becoming the norm in country after country.
Can Lawsuits Save Planet Earth?
These days, the litigators hauling climate change scoundrels into court are doing more than any politician to keep our environment healthy and livable.
When Politics Fails, Call the Lawyers
It was legal teams—not politicians—that ultimately held the tobacco industry to account. Their next target? Perpetrators of climate change.
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