Rocky Hill Climate Litigation News
News of the legal win against the Rocky Hill coal mine on climate change grounds has spread like wildfire, creating excitement not just amongst mining-affected communities and environmental lawyers, but all of us concerned about dangerous climate change.
On Friday 8 March 2019, on behalf of our client Groundswell Gloucester we received notice of intention to appeal the judgment from mining company Gloucester Resources Ltd. Any appeal proceedings must be commenced on or by 8 May 2019.
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This landmark case is a seminal moment in the development of climate litigation in Australia and internationally. It was the first time climate change has been addressed in an Australian court using the concept of a carbon budget.The EDO's lawyers are at the forefront of using the law to protect our climate and nature for current and future generations.
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