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We've had Corporate Personhood for a decade...what about ecosystem personhood?
Oil and gas companies are getting nervous about an increased push worldwide for laws governing the rights of nature.
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Big Oil, Big Profits, Big Brother
The multi-billion-dollar digital services Microsoft provides to the oil and gas industry could help delay the energy transition — and threaten worker privacy.
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Autodesk Is Screening Out Its Biggest Climate Critic
French artist Joanie Lemercier has publicly challenged Autodesk to stop selling its design software to fossil fuel companies.
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Blood of the Devil

Blood of the Devil

A brief history of oil colonialism in Ecuador, and what happened in the decades leading up to a landmark lawsuit against Texaco in the 1990s.
Oil Industry Links in Donziger Contempt Trial

Oil Industry Links in Donziger Contempt Trial

A lawyer who has represented Indigenous peoples fighting Chevron for decades of pollution is now being prosecuted himself.
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Melissa Troutman and Joshua Pribanic, Co-founders of Public Herald

Melissa Troutman and Joshua Pribanic, Co-founders of Public Herald

Amy Westervelt interviews the documentary filmmakers about "Invisible Hand," their new film exploring the "Rights of Nature" movement.
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RWE's Tagbau Hambach coal mine, Germany. (Credit: Joanie Lemercier)

Computer-aided Destruction

As climate accountability expands to include the tech sector, are software providers like Autodesk responsible for how their products are used? At what point does sustainability marketing become greenwashing?
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New Research Questions Societal Benefit of Fossil Fuels

New Research Questions Societal Benefit of Fossil Fuels

Amy Westervelt talks with University of Leeds researcher Julia Steinberger about her provocative new study, which calls into question some long-held beliefs about the benefits that fossil fuels have delivered to society.
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New Research Questions Societal Benefit of Fossil Fuels

New Research Questions Societal Benefit of Fossil Fuels

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Amy Westervelt talks with University of Leeds researcher Julia Steinberger about her provocative new study, which calls into question some long-held beliefs about the benefits that fossil fuels have delivered to society.
As Trump Steps into Saudi-Russia Oil Price War, Exxon and Chevron Block Shale Bailouts

As Trump Steps into Saudi-Russia Oil Price War, Exxon and Chevron Block Shale Bailouts

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There are two oil wars going on right now: the Saudi-Russia price war and the domestic war two U.S. oil majors are waging on independent shale companies.
Dairy producer Fonterra is among New Zealand's largest carbon emitters. (Credit: Jason Oxenham/Getty)

Māori Activist’s Climate Case Will Go to Trial

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The suit seeks to force four fossil fuel firms to zero out their net carbon emissions by 2030.
Climate Suit Against Ireland Government Will Go to Trial

Climate Suit Against Ireland Government Will Go to Trial

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Plaintiffs say Ireland’s climate plan doesn’t live up to its Paris Agreement promises.
Austria's Constitutional Court (Photo GEORG HOCHMUTH/AFP via Getty Images)

Climate Lawsuit Takes Aim at Austrian Tax Breaks on Air Travel

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The lawsuit targets national tax exemptions on aviation fuel, which critics say increases use of carbon-heavy jet travel.
BP Calls It Quits with 3 Trade Associations, but Continues Membership in NAM, API, US Chamber

BP Calls It Quits with 3 Trade Associations, but Continues Membership in NAM, API, US Chamber

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Critics say the moves are more about reputation management than a commitment to climate action.