Event: Asia Pacific Judicial Colloquium on Climate Change: Using Constitutions to Advance Environmental Rights and Achieve Climate Justice

Climate Litigation: A Suitable Discourse for China’s Green Courts?

07 November 2018
Author / Speaker: 
Tianbao Qin, Wuhan University
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The value of environmental justice is becoming increasingly prominent in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). As climate litigation is a more recent discourse, it might be a challenge to transplant it into PRC directly. Nonetheless, climate litigation is one of the four case types handled by PRC’s environmental courts and may get higher priority in the near future.

Geographical Focus: 
China, People's Republic of
Type of Content: 
Learning Event