Juicios de daños y aporte de los tribunales chilenos ante los desafíos ético-ambientales que impone el cambio climático



This article shows that the experience accrued by the Chilean Supreme Court in lawsuits on tort and environmental liability, should allow it to address the ethical-environmental and legal issues that global warming implies, either by preventing harm through the imposition on the major emitters of greenhouse gases, including the State, of the duty to reduce emissions rapidly and significantly, or by demanding and enforcing the obligation to adapt to climate change through the attribution of tort liability or environmental liability.


environmental ethics, greenhouse gases, climate change, Chilean Supreme Court, tort liability, environmental liability, tort litigation