News Digest Item
14 Nov 2017

Stage win for Peruvian farmer suing RWE over climate change responsibility

Deutsche Welle

A farmer from Peru, who has sued Germany’s major utility RWE over the effects of its decade-long greenhouse gas emissions, has achieved a stage win after a German appeal court ruled his claim was “admissible”, Deutsche Welle reports. “A court in the German town of Hamm found that Saul Luciano Lliuya's allegations that RWE's contributions to global warming were threatening his hometown of Huaraz had merit”, the article says.

Read the article in English here.

See the CLEW dossier The Energiewende and climate change for information.

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