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Legal documents in English


You can find some documents from the climate lawsuit on this page. Amicus Curaes were written in English, writs are translated from Norwegian. Far from all documents used in the lawsuit  are translated. All translations are unofficial. For Norwegian documents, see this page.

Requests or questions can be directed to thord(a)

Documents from the first round (district court):

Notice of procedings

Notice of procedings – government response

Verdict from the district court


Third party documents:

Petroleum activity in Barents Sea South – economical report written for the plaintiffs

Amicus Curiae –  International Human Rights Clinic, Yale Law School

Brief of Amicus Curiae – CIEL

Amicus Curiae – ELAW


Documents from the second round (appeal court):



Appeal – government response

Writ on international law and procedural issues


Appeal to supreme court

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