Courting resilience: the National Green Tribunal, India

Confronted with a slew of environmental challenges, the number of green courts is growing worldwide. By according exclusive attention to environmental disputes, adjudication by these courts and tribunals is linking up democratic and ecological processes synergistically. This paper provides an analysis of how the National Green Tribunal (NGT) of India has enabled local publics, affected by the pollution of air, water, soil (and more), to mobilize and fight back in defence of their rights to a better environment.