South Africa: South Africa’s Laws Aren’t Geared to Protecting Against Climate Change – Judges Are Trying to Fill the Gap

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa has plenty of environmental laws but none that specifically oblige government officials to consider the risks and impacts of climate change when they approve new developments. In their research, environmental law experts Clive Vinti and Melanie Jean Murcott set out how judges are dealing with this gap in the law. 

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