Elliott-Smith v. Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy et al.
Jurisdiction: High Court of Justice, Queen's Bench Division
Principle law(s): Climate Change Act
Side A: Elliott-Smith (Individual)
Side B: Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy et al (Government)
The plaintiff's challenge was dismissed in July 2021.
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