COP27: who should pay for a warming planet?



Campaigners who believe world leaders are not doing enough to combat climate change are taking matters into their own hands—and suing governments and fossil-fuel companies. But can the climate catastrophe really be resolved in court?

00:00 – A rapidly warming world
01:25 – Climate effects in Peru
03:54 – Climate adaptation funding
05:17 – Peru farmer v RWE
08:36 – Rise in climate litigation cases
09:49 – Landmark win for the Torres Strait Islands
12:58 – Is this the future for tackling climate change?

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