Environmental laws and climate action: a case for enacting a framework climate legislation in India

This report seeks to understand the kind of framework India requires for effective climate litigation. It seeks to analyse the idea of climate litigation, investigate climate litigation frameworks from around the world, and delve deeper into an analysis of existing national laws on environment, energy, and natural resources. After presenting a detailed review of existing literature on climate-related litigations and legislations, the report goes on to give readers the views of Indian experts on environmental law and climate/energy policy.This report suggests that a framework law on climate change in India will go a long way in mainstreaming climate change mitigation and adaptation and embedding the green economy's principles in our policies and plans.