European convention of human rights in judgments in Urgenda case

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Tarnavska M.
"European convention of human rights in judgments in Urgenda case"

Lviv Polytechnic National University, Institute of Jurisprudence and Psychology

The article analyzes the decision of the Supreme Court of the Netherlands in a case brought by a NGO Urgenda. The arguments of the courts of different instances regarding the possibility of applying the rules of the European Convention of Human Rights in the cases of climate change are highlighted. It is stated that the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of the Netherlands have applied Art. 2 and 8 of the Convention in their classic sense by the European Court of Human Rights

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