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The Texas Public Policy Foundation’s National Crusade Against Climate Action – The New York Times

When a lawsuit was filed to block the nation’s first major offshore wind farm off the Massachusetts coast, it appeared to be a straightforward clash between those who earn their living from the sea and others who would install turbines…

Puerto Rican towns sue Big Oil under RICO alleging collusion on climate denial – Reuters

Summary Law firms Municipalities say ExxonMobil, Shell and others colluded to intentionally deceive consumers Devastating 2017 hurricane season was exacerbated by climate change, lawsuit says (Reuters) – Puerto Rican municipalities have filed a lawsuit in federal court saying ExxonMobil Corp,…

Biden’s Dirty Oil Deal With Venezuela Ignores Key Ally Guyana

At the United Nations climate conference in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, the U.S. agreed to pay environmental reparations to developing countries. Days later it emerged that the Biden administration would issue a new license to Chevron to resume operations in…

Equilibrium/Sustainability — Global warming sparking Arctic fire activity – The Hill

An ongoing increase in global temperatures is driving a surge in wildfires across the Arctic permafrost, a new study has found.   In 2019-2020, the Siberian Arctic experienced an unusual number of fires that began to alarm the scientific community, according…

Most TV shows and movies ignore climate change. That’s a problem – Los Angeles Times

This is the Nov. 3, 2022, edition of Boiling Point, a weekly newsletter about climate change and the environment in California and the American West. Sign up here to get it in your inbox. The climate crisis is the biggest…

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Two-thirds of US money for fossil fuel pours into Africa despite climate goals

Joe Biden will head to Egypt next week to tout America’s re-emergence as a leader on the climate crisis at the Cop27 talks. But he will be landing in a continent that the US continues to pour billions of dollars…

Climate change depends on what we choose to eat – ISRAEL21c

Every day, we are affected by climate change. With every passing year, the heat becomes more unbearable and the weather becomes more extreme. The relationship between gas pollution and climate change is clear, and governments are responding to it in…

California’s Big Oil Climate-Change Suit Goes to State Court (1) – Bloomberg Law

US Law Week By Joel Rosenblatt Oct. 24, 2022, 10:34 PM (Updates with comment by Chevron lawyer in seventh bullet) California and the city of Oakland won a ruling that sends their lawsuits accusing six oil companies of concealing their…

October 21, 2022 From Tomato Soup to Fossil Fuel Divestment—Why the Youth Climate Movement is Evolving – InsideClimate News

Climate protesters hold a demonstration as they throw cans of tomato soup at Vincent van Gogh’s “Sunflowers” at the National Gallery in London, United Kingdom on Oct. 14, 2022. Credit: Just Stop Oil / Handout/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Andrew…

New Jersey sues fossil fuel companies over climate change, citing 10th anniversary of Superstorm Sandy – The Philadelphia Inquirer

New Jersey officials announced Tuesday that the state has filed suit against five fossil fuel companies, accusing the multinationals of a pattern of “obfuscation and delay” that “lasted decades” in deceiving residents and ultimately resulting in catastrophic storm and flood…

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