Linnéa Nordlander

About/Bio

Linnéa Nordlander is Assistant Professor of Human Rights and Sustainability at the Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen. Her research investigates the intersection of human rights and climate change law, focusing especially on how human rights law can serve to enhance and enforce states’ climate change mitigation ambition, as well as the link between loss and damage and human rights law.

Recently Published

A new variety of rights-based climate litigation: a challenge against the Energy Charter Treaty before the European Court of Human Rights

In the last couple of years, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has become a hotspot for rights-based climate change litigation. At the time of writing, seven cases are pending before the Court, with applicants seeking to challenge various aspects of domestic climate change laws and policies in the various respondent states, arguing that they violate their…

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