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Cooney Lees Morgan
A recent case before the High Court Smith v Fonterra Co-Operative Group Limited and Ors ¹ is testing the boundaries of tort law, and whether large domestic emitters who are legally compliant with domestic climate change regulations can nonetheless be found liable under tort law for climate change damage associated with their activities.
Who is this for?
This case is relevant for any significant emitter of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, whether they emit directly, or produce (directly or indirectly) significant...
Phase One RMA reforms – some progressive changes relating to...