law
25 May 2017

Government being sued over climate targets

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:15 pm on 25 May 2017

A Hamilton law graduate is going to the High Court, to take on the Government's policy on climate change. It's thought to be the first case of its kind in New Zealand. The move by 26-year-old Sarah Thomson wasn't initially taken that seriously, with John Key dismissing the case as a "joke". But the case is going to the Wellington High Court next month.

A Hamilton law student is going to the High Court, to take on the Government's policy on climate change.

A Hamilton law student is going to the High Court, to take on the Government's policy on climate change. Photo: NZ Geographic

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