Climate Litigation: Improving decision making and shaping policy

Date: April 27, 2017
Time: 6-7pm

Location:

Aurora Lecture Theatre, IMAS Waterfront Building
Castray Esplanade, Hobart

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Across the globe, various legal options are being explored to address the growing threat of climate change.

Due to our legal frameworks, cases in Australia have tended to challenge high-emission developments, rather than core policy decisions.  Over the past ten years, courts around Australia have shown an incremental acceptance of the science of climate change and its relevance to assessments under existing environmental impact assessment legislation.

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Event audience: Everyone