In the battle against Climate Change, courts have often played a central role across the world. From Brazil to India, we have seen landmark judgements being passed that hold states and corporations accountable for their actions, and push for better, more responsible climate action.
So what is the exact role that courts play in the climate crisis? What are some challenges that come with implementing court orders? Has legal education evolved enough to include an environmental lens? Our hosts, Arpitha Kodiveri and Vaishnavi Rathore spoke to Shomona Khanna (Advocate, Supreme Court), Anamika Gode (Environmental Lawyer), Cesar Rodriguez Garavito (NYU Center for Human Rights and Global Justice) and Neha Kurien (Kerala Institute of Local Administration) to learn more.
This is episode 2 of Blindspots