Bringing climate change to Strasbourg: the Convention and healthy environment claims

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Abstract

Climate change profoundly impacts all aspects of human life, including health. International fora and nation States recognise the importance of urgently cutting greenhouse gas emissions as a primary cause of global warming. States' commitment to alter climate change has resulted in several treaty documents referring explicitly to human rights obligations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)153-170
Number of pages18
JournalEuropean Journal of Health Law
Volume31
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2024

Keywords

  • climate change litigation
  • healthy environment
  • human rights
  • state obligations

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