With stories about questionable actions by companies and governments as it relates to protecting the planet, it is easy to wonder if there is any way to hold them accountable.
Turns out there are many organizations and individuals who are willing to raise the issues and ask the questions.
Ranging from a group of women in Switzerland who are suing the government for inaction on climate issues to an island nation, asking the world's highest court, to decide on what legal responsibilities governments have to implement solutions to reduce the impact of climate change.
There are many more examples of concerned citizens around the world taking action. Read about them in Columbia University’s database.
Is there anything you can do in your community to ask for accountability?