People have fundamental right to be free from impact of climate change: Supreme Court

The top court made these remarks while lifting the blanket ban it had put on the laying of over-the-ground power lines in areas frequented by the bird commonly known as the Great Indian Bustard (GIB).
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The Supreme Court recently held that people have a fundamental right to be free from the adverse effects of climate change, while emphasising that countries like India must uphold their international obligations for healthy and sustainable development [M K Ranjitsinh & Ors. vs Union of India].

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