France Found Guilty of Climate Inaction

France Found Guilty of Climate Inaction

Add another landmark environmental moment in Paris to the list: a French court ruled this week that the national government is guilty of failing to turn its climate promises into action. In its ruling, the court recognized the damage caused by climate change and held the French state responsible, France 24 reports.

Why this Matters: The landmark decision is the result of France’s first major climate lawsuit–but it won’t be the last.

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