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Second Reading Speeches

Liability for Climate Change Damage (Make the Polluters Pay) Bill 2020

Type
Private
Sponsor(s)
BANDT, Adam, MP
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Reps
Parliament no
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Summary

Provides that fossil fuel companies are liable for climate change damage in proportion to their greenhouse gas emissions; and enables certain persons, including those impacted by climate change, to bring legal actions against major greenhouse gas emitters for damage caused by climate change.