Climate Justice and Climate Litigation
Time: Thu 2022-11-24 17.30
Video link: Zoom
Dr Angus Nurse BA (Hons) MSc LLM PhD SFHEA - Head of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Nottingham Trent University, UK
When climate change intersects crime: ''Climate Justice and Climate Litigation''
This session examines climate change as a form of crime and as a core issue for green criminology. It explores contemporary perspectives on climate justice and, in particular responses to climate change including the role of the courts in addressing climate change and the use of litigation and regulatory enforcement to address contemporary climate change and pollution problems.
This webinar series aims at offering reflections of the most renowned experts in contemporary green criminology on these questions and opening an arena for discussion for an interdisciplinary audience.
The series is composed of six webinars organized by Safeplaces network, KTH The Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden and the Department of Social Sciences of Northumbria University, in the UK. The hosts of the seminar series are Prof Vania Ceccato and Prof Tanya Wyatt.