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Episode 2: Interview with Stephen Tromans KC – Part 2 – Environmental judicial reviews and the role of the Paris Agreement

By the Aarhus Convention, the state parties recognised the importance of citizens having access to environmental information and access to environmental justice. Indeed, public interest judicial reviews brought by individuals and campaigning organisations are fundamental to upholding environmental standards. In this episode, Stephen Tromans KC and Steph David discuss how to formulate a public interest environmental judicial review and the role of the Paris Agreement in these challenges. Resources: (1) R (Friends of the Earth) v Heathrow Airport [2020] UKSC 52 (“Heathrow Case”); and (2) R (Friends of the Earth) v Secretary of State for International Trade/ UK Export Finance [2023] EWCA Civ 14 (“Mozambique Investment Case”)