The Issue of Climate Change In Pandemic Phase: Legal Concerns

Document Type : Primary Research paper


1 Assistant Professor, University School of Law & Legal Studies, GGSIP University

2 Practising Advocate, Supreme Court of India and Independent Researcher


Climate change is one of growing social problem which needs immediate attention. Environmental justice movement got its recognition in many western nations due to which social and economical inequalities were identified. The idea of climate justice is also contemporary issue which is part of environmental justice movement across the world. It helps in having major discourse on climate ethics and construction of social welfare policy and regulation prone to good & healthy environment. It is important to note that climate change and health of ecosystem and human bodies are intertwined. There are many climatic actions which put adverse impact resulting into pollution, droughts, storms, heat waves and also mass-displacement. It is crucial to adopt mitigating measures and indentify the causes of such environmental injustice.