Brazil has experienced a surge in climate litigation over the last year. This webinar provided timely insights into both past and current climate cases and shared lessons from litigation in Brazil. The webinar will be of interest to practitioners, researchers, policy makers, civil society members and wider climate change related stakeholders interested in better understanding developments in climate litigation. The webinar took place on 13 November 2020 in collaboration with the LSE Grantham Institute on Climate Change and the Environment.

Chair: Francesco Sindico, Director of C2LI and Director of the Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance (SCELG) “The Climate Change Litigation Initiative (C2LI)”


  • Patricia Klien Vega, associate at Ferro, Castro Neves, Daltro & Gomide Advogados – FCDG “Procedural and material grounds and instruments related to climate litigation in Brazil”;
  • Caio Borges, Coordinator – Law and Climate Program | Instituto Clima e Sociedade (iCS) “The current landscape of climate cases in Brazil” &
  • Joana Setzer, Assistant Professorial Research Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) “Innovations in Brazilian climate litigation: from cases to procedures”.