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Climate Change: Cases

This guide will help you with your research into the topic of climate change. Information covered will include multilateral environmental agreements, U.S. measures, and scientific concerns.

The website provides two separate databases: U.S. Climate Change Litigation Database and Non-U.S. Climate Litigation Chart.

The U.S. database is a joint project of the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia Law School and Arnold & Porter. It tracks the developments in litigation as well as administrative proceedings related to climate change within the United States. The chart is updated monthly and includes over 1000 cases as well as links to over 4500 case documents. It was created in 2007.

The non-U.S. chart was created in 2011 and is regularly updated. There are close to 300 cases as well as case documents available. The U.S. and Non-U.S. cases may be searched through separate search forms or you can browse each database by type of action.