Climate lawyers call on ICC to investigate Bolsonaro over treatment of the Amazon

Climate lawyers have urged the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate Brazil's president for crimes against humanity over his administration's policies in the Amazon ahead of the COP26 in Glasgow this month.

Published 13 October 2021

Legal experts define crime of ‘ecocide’

Legal experts have agreed on a definition of the crime of 'ecocide', which they hope will be adopted by the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Published 23 June 2021

International lawyers draft plan for crime of ecocide

International lawyers are drafting a plan for a new offence of ecocide.

Published 1 December 2020