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Climate change litigation on the rise in Europe – Out-Law.com – Out-Law.com

Many activists have already gone to court in Europe to force governments and businesses to take more radical action to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions or pay damages. This trend is only likely to grow. The admissibility of claims In…

Climate litigation as a tool to tackle global warming – ESCAP News

The adoption of the Paris Agreement (“PA”) in December 2015 created the opportunity to use legal instruments for climate action. To reach the strategic objective of limiting global warming to 1.5°C, the PA created obligations for States, with subsidiary obligations…

Fighting Climate Change Might Have Just Gotten Easier – Scientific American

In late May, a Dutch court brought new hope to addressing climate change by ruling that Royal Dutch Shell must cut carbon emissions from both its operations and the oil and gas products the company sells. Never before has a…

Climate Lawfare Supporters Admit That Attribution Science Is Failing In Court

Hey, they said it. A group of academics – who are outspoken supporters of the climate litigation campaign – released a report this week that admits that the climate attribution science currently being deployed by plaintiffs attorneys has serious flaws….

Address climate change through congressional action, not lawsuits | TheHill – The Hill

One of the more disturbing trends in American politics over the past decade has been the effort by some activist groups to shift policymaking from Congress and the executive branch, where options can be debated and scrutinized, to the courthouse….

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LAW: Judge appears likely to revive kids’ climate case

A federal judge on Friday seemed inclined to breathe new life into the closely watched kids’ climate case, in which 21 young challengers are seeking to continue their battle over the government’s promotion of fossil fuels — even after stumbling in other courts.

Line 3 Tests Biden’s Commitments on Climate Change and Indigenous Communities – Earthjustice

Right now, as the country faces an historic drought, a seemingly endless fire season, and the prospect of yet another treacherous hurricane season, the Biden administration’s bold commitment to tackling climate change and prioritizing the rights of Indigenous communities is…

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