Headline: Justice and the Climate Crisis: Germany's Constitutional Court Rules on Climate Action Legislation

On 29 April 2021, Germany's Federal Constitutional Court handed down a truly historic judgement when a complaint filed by nine young people against the Federal Climate Change Act (2019) (Bundes-Klimaschutzgesetz - KSG) met with partial success, with the court ruling that some of the provisions of the Act are incompatible with the fundamental rights of youth especially.

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2021
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Knappe, H. (2021). Justice and the Climate Crisis: Germany's Constitutional Court Rules on Climate Action Legislation. IASS Blog, 11.05.2021.

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https://publications.iass-potsdam.de/rest/items/item_6000885_1/component/file_6… https://www.iass-potsdam.de/en/blog/2021/05/bundesverfassungsgerichtsurteil-zum…
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