Episode 2 : Why the Klimaseniorinnen case matters for the whole of Europe

The Klimaseniorinnen, a climate activism movement made up of women over the age of 65, took Switzerland to court over the government’s violation of the right to climate protection. In a landmark ruling, the activists won. But now, Swiss lawmakers have voted to reject the court’s judgement. In Switzerland, and across Europe, the relationship between institutional politics and activist movements is shifting. Do the people still have the government’s ear?

Europe, Day by Day is Europod‘s first daily podcast, in co-production with Sphera Network.

The executive producer of Europe, Day by Day is Alexander Damiano Ricci.

The host of Europe, Day by Day is Emma Belmonte.

The researcher for this episode is Juli Simond.

This episode was produced and edited by Alexander Damiano Ricci.

Original soundtrack by Thomas Kusberg.

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