In 'Dutch vs. Shell' Case, Fossil Fuel's Future Is on Trial

In ‘Dutch vs. Shell’ Case, Fossil Fuel’s Future Is on Trial

In a groundbreaking climate case, 17,000 Dutch citizens and several environmental groups are suing a major oil firm at The Hague.
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Federal Judge: Rhode Island’s Climate Fraud Lawsuit Against Big Oil Belongs in State Court

Federal Judge: Rhode Island’s Climate Fraud Lawsuit Against Big Oil Belongs in State Court

The U.S. 1st Circuit decision is the latest blow to Big Oil's attempts to fend off accountability and damages for decades of climate disinformation.
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Hawaii’s Maui County Takes Big Oil to Court Over Climate Crisis

The county joins 23 other American communities suing fossil fuel firms for climate damages.
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 15: The statue Contemplation of Justice by sculptor James Earle Fraser stands on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court which ruled that LGBTQ people can not be disciplined or fired based on their sexual orientation June 15, 2020 in Washington, DC. With Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Neil Gorsuch joining the Democratic appointees, the court ruled 6-3 that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 bans bias based on sexual orientation or gender identity. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Will Hear Fossil Fuel’s Appeal of Baltimore’s Climate Lawsuit

The court's decision to consider a narrow legal question in the suit was unexpected.
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Connecticut Becomes the Fifth State to Sue Big Oil Over Climate Change

Connecticut Becomes the Fifth State to Sue Big Oil Over Climate Change

“ExxonMobil sold oil and gas, but it also sold lies about climate science,” says state Attorney General.
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Climate Litigation Reaches American South with Charleston, SC Filing Latest Suit

Climate Litigation Reaches American South with Charleston, SC Filing Latest Suit

The state is seeking damages from fossil fuel firms for decades of public deception that delayed climate action and worsened its impacts.
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