The Legal Doctrine of “Carbon Crimes”—Torturing Law and Reason to Rid the Planet of Climate-Change Deniers

By Prof. em. dr. Lucas Bergkamp, LL.M. - Original post in Dutch here Abstract The climate movement has discovered criminal law as a tool for conducting climate politics. To complement civil lawsuits against states and corporations, the movement’s activists intend to invoke torture and a newly proposed crime of “ecocide” to target [...]