Roger Cox: Using the Law to Save Us - The Green Interview Series
Catalogue Number: PT0005
Producer: Paper Tiger
Subject: Criminal Justice & Law, Current Events, Environmental Studies, Global Issues, Health and Medicine, Politics, Social Issues, Social Sciences
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2016
Running Time: 75:00
Closed Captions: Yes
Features Roger Cox, a Dutch lawyer and author, who led the Dutch Climate Case, the groundbreaking suit brought against the Netherlands on behalf of the Urgenda Foundation and 900 Dutch Citizens. In 2015, the case concluded with an unprecedented verdict in which the District court in The Hague ordered the Dutch government to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions more dramatically than it had intended, arguing it had a duty of care to its citizens.
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