A ruling last week by the German Constitutional Court in favour of ecological NGOs has major significance—and not just for Germany.
Felix Ekardt and Franziska Heß
Felix Ekardt is a lawyer, sociologist and philosopher. He is the founding head of the Research Unit Sustainability and Climate Policy based in Leipzig, as well as professor of public law and legal philosophy at Rostock University. Franziska Heß is a lawyer specialising in public law with a focus on environmental law. She is head of the law firm Baumann Rechtsanwälte based in Leipzig, Würzburg and Hanover.