The Role of National Green Tribunal on mitigating the effects of Climate Change

  • Monika D. Brahmbhatt Assistant Professor at Department of Law, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat, Gujarat
Keywords: National Green Tribunal, Ocean Water Rise, Climate Change, Environmental Disturbance


Climate change is the worldwide problem facing by all the countries. The main cause behind the climate change is the disturbance of ecology and natural environment. We need an attention for saving our environment by balancing our needs. Climate is the long-term average of a region’s weather events. The earth’s climate is not static. Over the billions of years of earth’s existence, it has changed many times in response to natural causes like sun spot, ice age glaciations etc. Climate change is defined as a change in the climate that may be directly or indirectly linked to human activity that modifies the global atmosphere. This shift is distinct from the natural climate variability that has been documented throughout comparable time periods. The phrase climate change represents a change in the long-term weather patterns. Climate change is not a change of weather in particular day; it is the cumulative change of long-term weather pattern i.e. changes in climate. Climate change is the measurable effect of the continual warming trend. Climate change is usually measured in major shifts in temperature, rainfall, snow and wind patterns lasting decades or more. Humans are creating climate change by burning large amounts of fossil fuels (Coal, oil, natural gas), deforestation. (When forests are cut down or burned, they can no longer store carbon is released to the atmosphere). Gradual rise in sea level, Rise in global temperature, Ocean water getting warmer, Greenland and Atlantic ice sheath are shrinking, Arctic sea ice have also thinned out, Melting of glaciers, Severity in seasons along with the intensity and frequency of climate hazards has greatly increased (floods, heavy rainfall, dry spell, cyclones etc.), Acidification of oceans, Death of corals etc. are nothing but the pure evidences of climate change. These evidence shows two kinds of impacts, that is bifurcated broadly into environmental and agricultural aspect.


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How to Cite
Brahmbhatt, M. D. (2023). The Role of National Green Tribunal on mitigating the effects of Climate Change. GLS Law Journal , 5(2), 62-67. Retrieved from