Climate change in court

A number of climate-change lawsuits have hit the headlines recently - including an energy company accused by a farmer of causing dangerous emissions. How should companies which have the most harmful impact be held to account? And will justice ever be achieved?

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This week explore who is responsible for climate change and to discuss a court case from the news.

Use this one-hour Headline lesson to help your students:

  • Compare different perspectives on climate change and responsibility
  • Make connections between climate change and justice
  • Consider what companies could do to help slow global warming

These teaching resources are supported by KPMG. The Economist Educational Foundation maintained full editorial control.

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