On a momentous day for international legal action against climate change, the European Court of Human Rights heard the first two of three cases challenging nations to do more to curb their greenhouse gas emissions.
The Strasbourg, France-based court heard two climate cases Wednesday against Swiss and French authorities – on the same day the U.N. General Assembly agreed to ask the International Court of Justice at The Hague for an unprecedented legal opinion on the consequences of climate inaction.
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