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Swiss Lawmakers Toss Landmark European Ruling in Favor of Older Women Affected by Climate Change

HeadlineJun 13, 2024

In another setback for the global climate movement, Swiss lawmakers have rejected a landmark ruling by the European Court of Human Rights, which found in April that Switzerland violated the rights of older women by failing to impose policies curbing the climate crisis. The group of women plaintiffs called the Swiss government’s response “a betrayal.”

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