August 29, 2023
Episode 119: Can the Law Keep Up with Climate Science?
This summer has seen no shortage of extreme weather events, bringing more attention to climate change. For the legal community, it's highlighted the question, can the law keep up with climate science? Elizabeth Binczik speaks with Michael Burger about climate change litigation and how courts are handling this growing field. They discuss the recent victory by youth litigants in a climate case against the state of Montana.
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Episode Host: Elizabeth Binczik, Director of Policy and Program for Economic Justice
Episode Guest: Michael Burger, Executive Director, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law
- Global Climate Litigation Report: 2023 Status Review
- Sabin Center's Climate Change Litigation Databases
- "Montana Lawsuit Confronts States’ Responsibility for Climate Change," by Michael Burger
- "The Law and Science of Climate Change Attribution," by Michael Burger, Jessica Wentz, Radley Horton
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