Why Is China Appointing Judges to Combat Climate Change?

af | 18. marts 2022 | Aktivisme, Jura

​Why is China appointing thousands of judges to environmental courts and training prosecutors to bring cases to them, even if it means suing the government? Eco-lawyer James Thornton takes us inside the country’s growing effort to use the power of the courts to address environmental problems — a little-known story that indicates China could become a champion of legal action on climate.