What if... governments and companies are challenged in courts over alleged inaction on climate change?: PH4-177/2017E-PDF

"In recent years, many governments around the world have been charged for alleged inaction or insufficient action over climate change mitigation. Moreover, one of the largest oil companies in the world, Exxon Mobil, is facing investigations from attorney generals in various U.S. states for lying to investors about the risks of climate change. Successful lawsuits against governments and companies could lead to the decarbonisation of several sectors including energy, infrastructure, agriculture, transportation and finance"--p. 3.

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Department/Agency Policy Horizons Canada.
Title What if... governments and companies are challenged in courts over alleged inaction on climate change?
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Et si... des gouvernements et des compagnies devaient faire face aux tribunaux pour inaction présumée face au changement climatique? Cover title. "Canada 2030 - Sustainability." "Canada 2030 series"--Verso of cover.
Date c2017.
Number of Pages 5 p.
ISBN 978-0-660-07581-5
Catalogue Number
  • PH4-177/2017E-PDF
Subject Terms Climate change, Governments, Corporations, Litigation