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Thanks To Enviros, Boston Is Still Buying Russian Gas (And Paying Top Dollar)

Europe is vulnerable and needs our natural gas; prices are absurdly high and going higher. Yet, everyone in the oil and gas industry is afraid to invest any money, even if they have financing available. Who wants to start a…

Lomborg: Energy Price Spikes Are Causing Pain But Little Climate Gain

For three decades, climate campaigners have fought to make fossil fuels so expensive that people would be forced to abandon them. Their dream is becoming reality: Energy prices are spiraling out of control and will soon get even worse. Yet…

Republican Drive to Tilt Courts Against Climate Action Reaches a Crucial Moment – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Within days, the conservative majority on the Supreme Court is expected to hand down a decision that could severely limit the federal government’s authority to reduce carbon dioxide from power plants — pollution that is dangerously heating the…

How SCOTUS’ upcoming climate ruling could defang Washington – POLITICO

That has implications for other major rules that President Joe Biden’s agencies are writing or defending in court, including wetlands protections, limits on car and truck pollution, insurance coverage for birth control under Obamacare, and even the Trump administration’s attempts…

Biden’s Regressive Energy Agenda Behind Soaring Prices

Middle-class Americans don’t need an economist or political scientist to tell them there’s something wrong with the economy. They realize it every time they put gas in their tanks or have to pay more for groceries. The financial security of…

California Climate Change Suit Returns to State Court – JD Supra

In City of San Mateo, et al v. Chevron Corporation, et al, six California jurisdictions sued 13 energy company defendants for global warming-related claims. The question in this round was whether the federal district court was wrong in remanding the…

Biden Is Aiming to Destroy a Historic Climate Change Lawsuit – Jacobin magazine

Any day now, a federal circuit court is expected to deliver a ruling that would allow a historic climate change lawsuit to proceed to trial. If and when the case moves forward, however, it faces a major obstacle: President Joe…

Farmer sues VW over climate change; German court has doubts – Daily Inter Lake

BERLIN (AP) — A court in Germany cast doubt Friday on claims by a German farmer that automaker Volkswagen is partly responsible for the impact that global warming is having on his family business. The plaintiff, Ulf Allhoff-Cramer, claims drier…

Farmer sues Volkswagen over climate change – Portland Press Herald – Press Herald

BERLIN  — A German court on Friday is set to begin hearing a case brought against Volkswagen by a farmer who claims the automaker is partly responsible for the impact that global warming is having on his family business. “Farmers…

Conservationists Win Battle To Protect 1,000-Year-Old Forest From Wind Zealots

The German state of Hesse has one of Europe’s largest contiguous and undisturbed forest areas: the Reinhardswald, also known as the “treasure house of European forests” or the “Grimm’s fairytale forest.” The legal fight to rescue the treasured forest from…

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