Recent Global Trends in Environmental Law – Implications for Sri Lanka’s Judiciary


by Lalanath de Silva, PhD, LL.M, Attorney-at-Law

This short paper (a) identifies recent global trends in environmental law, (b) focuses on global trends in climate change laws and litigation, (c) discusses legal doctrines, theories and principles in global climate change litigation, and (d) discusses future implications of climate change litigation for Sri Lanka’s judiciary.