Tessa Khan

Tessa Khan is co-director of the Climate Litigation Network, a project of the Urgenda Foundation, and received an award from the Climate Breakthrough Project in 2018 for her efforts using the law as a tool to dramatically increase national climate mitigation ambition. She has more than a decade of experience working as a human rights lawyer and advocate on behalf of communities and individuals in the global south and north, helping to build movements for social and economic equality, justice and peace.

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Thinking strategically about climate litigation

By: Ben Batros & Tessa Khan

Climate litigators can learn from human rights actors on how and when to use litigation strategically to create systemic change.