5 Jun 2019

Fijian family takes on Europe in climate fight

From , 3:04 pm on 5 June 2019

A Fijian family may yet have their day in a European court in what's being seen as a landmark case in the fight against climate change.

They're among families from around the world who are suing the European Union over its climate targets.

They're appealing after the court dismissed the so-called People's Climate Case last month.

Sally Round reports.

A high tide across Ejit Island in Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands on March 3, 2014, causing widespread flooding. Officials in the Marshall Islands blamed climate change for severe flooding in the Pacific nation's capital Majuro.

Photo: AFP