In a world first move, two shareholders have taken the Commonwealth Bank to Federal Court for allegedly failing to disclose the financial risks climate change has on its business interests.

This follows similar cases in the United States, where legal action has been taken against energy companies.

Will this kind of legal action be the way of the future?

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