Climate Activism And The Legal Defence
Campaigning for action requires drastic measures. We’ve all seen the lengths activists have gone to fight back against climate change. Or as a lot of people are now calling it, a climate emergency. Many are responding to this global problem through legal means – in fact, there’s one defence that can work in activists’ favor. It talks about acceptable law-breaking in the event of an extraordinary emergency. Dr Nicole Rodgers, Senior Lecturer in the School of Law and Justice at Southern Cross University joined The Daily to talk more about this.