He is suing German power company RWE for damages. It generates electricity by burning coal. That contributes to climate change and thus the melting of the glacier near his home. The water threatens his livelihood. A German court will hear the case.
A German court has ruled "admissible" a Peruvian farmer's claims that energy giant RWE's contributions to climate change threaten his Andean home. Environmentalists have praised the court for writing "legal history."
A group of families have filed a lawsuit against the European Union for failing to protect citizens against the impacts of climate change. It's the first climate lawsuit at EU level.
Did you know it's possible to take legal action to fight global warming? Ever more citizens are doing just that. Here are four landmark climate change lawsuits with significant decisions pending in 2018.
A court in northwestern Germany has agreed to hear a Peruvian farmer's case against power company RWE over damage to his Andean home. Campaigners say the decision is an "historic breakthrough with global relevance."
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