This article analyses a judgment of a Netherlands court (that ordered a private company to comply with the objectives of the Paris Agreement) with special emphasis on the grounds on which the judgment has been delivered and its significance in the contemporary world. Written by Nabil Iqbal & Syeda Mehar Ejaz, law students from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India.
By Alexandra Lauren Horn, Esq., a U.S. Attorney, admitted to the Bar in New York and New Jersey, with a Certificate in International Law and an interest in Environmental Law and Human Rights. Note you can also download this article as a Word Document or PDF with full footnotes/endnotes below the post.
On November 4, 2020, while most of the world was obsessively watching the growing vote count between President Donald Trump and Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden, the U.S. formally withdrew from the 2015 Paris Agreement.[i]