At issue: Whether the lack of access to drinking water as a result of a decrease in natural water reservoirs due to climate change and the lack of adequate infrastructure by the Colombian government violated human rights.
At issue: Whether to grant humanitarian protection to individuals exposed to a real risk to their right to life in the country of origin when such risk is due to an adverse social, environmental and climate situation and not to an armed conflict.
At issue: Whether Norway has violated the fundamental rights of Norwegian citizens through the adoption of the decision to license new blocks of Barents Sea for development of deep-sea oil and gas extraction and through the failure to take the necessary measure to address the risk of the climate crisis.
At issue: Whether the Australian government owes a duty of care to Torres Strait Islanders to take reasonable steps to protect Torres Strait Islanders, their traditional way of life and the marine environment in and around the Torres Strait Islands from climate change impacts. Further, whether the Australian government has breached the alleged duty by failing to implement measures to reduce Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions.
At issue: Whether NSW Government Ministers are required to properly consider climate change when drawing up water sharing plans and whether this requirement was met in relation to the Border Rivers Water Sharing Plan.