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The scope of the spectacular Climate Decision is still heavily debated, but it is already clear that the First Senate of the Federal Constitutional Court has set standards for climate protection through legal action wit.
In the Sustainability Monitor, we provide information about the international implications of the Karlsruhe Climate Decision and the potential impact of the decision on other legal systems. With the decision, the Federal Constitutional Court emphatically reaffirmed its claim to adapt the interpretation of the Basic Law to global challenges. At the same time, it has set incentives for a cross-border dialogue about an ambitious, judicially guided and controlled transnational climate policy.
The Karlsruhe Court also emphatically focused on the younger generation and the protection of their basic rights. Now it depends on whether and how other courts react. Will they be inspired by Karlsruhe or will they distance themselves from the Constituational Court? Effective climate protection, as the Federal Constitutional Court wants to promote, depends on additional players. This monitor would also like to raise awareness of this.
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