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dc.contributor.authorSavaresi, Annalisaen_UK
dc.contributor.authorSetzer, Joanaen_UK
dc.description.abstractThis article revisits and expands on extant scholarly inquiries into the so-called ‘rights turn’ in climate litigation, with the objective of providing a more comprehensive appreciation of the role of human rights litigation in the context of the climate emergency. We rely on well-established categories used in the literature on climate litigation and on human rights and the environment to provide the first systematic analysis of rights-based litigation that aligns with climate objectives. Building on this basis, we consider the significant data and knowledge gaps concerning human rights litigation that does not align with climate objectives. We flag the need to better understand the role of rights-based litigation in the context of the complex societal changes associated with a just transition towards net zero emissions. The article contributes to scholarly inquiry into this new and increasingly prominent area at the intersection ofhuman rights and environmental law, highlighting knowledge gaps that deserve further investigation, both from an academic and from a policy and practice perspective.en_UK
dc.publisherEdward Elgar Publishingen_UK
dc.relationSavaresi A & Setzer J (2021) Rights-based litigation in the climate emergency: mapping the landscape and new knowledge frontiers. Journal of Human Rights and the Environment, 13 (1).en_UK
dc.rightsThis item has been embargoed for a period. During the embargo please use the Request a Copy feature at the foot of the Repository record to request a copy directly from the author. You can only request a copy if you wish to use this work for your own research or private study.en_UK
dc.subjectclimate changeen_UK
dc.subjectclimate litigationen_UK
dc.subjecthuman rightsen_UK
dc.subjectjust transitionen_UK
dc.titleRights-based litigation in the climate emergency: mapping the landscape and new knowledge frontiersen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
dc.rights.embargoreason[JHRE-13-Savaresi Setzer-FINAL-CLEAN-72.pdf] Publisher requires embargo of 18 months after publication.en_UK
dc.citation.jtitleJournal of Human Rights and the Environmenten_UK
dc.type.statusAM - Accepted Manuscripten_UK
dc.contributor.funderThe British Academyen_UK
dc.description.notesOutput Status: Forthcomingen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationLondon School of Economicsen_UK
dc.relation.funderprojectFRONTLINERS: Climate change and human rights: closing the accountability gapen_UK
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rioxxterms.typeJournal Article/Reviewen_UK
local.rioxx.authorSavaresi, Annalisa|0000-0002-4255-3696en_UK
local.rioxx.authorSetzer, Joana|en_UK
local.rioxx.projectNA|The British Academy|en_UK
local.rioxx.filenameJHRE-13-Savaresi Setzer-FINAL-CLEAN-72.pdfen_UK
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