Climate of litigation? Why climate science will disrupt public and private law

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…dramatic improvements to climate attribution science in recent years — the techniques that are able to tell us the extent to which a particular flood or hurricane might be blamed on human-caused climate change — soon could have consequences far beyond university research departments.

According to a new legal paper published last month in the Journal of Energy and Nature Resources Law, these improvements could have serious implications, not just for lawyers but for a whole host of professions, from company directors and investment managers to architects and engineers.

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