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1.  Landmark Ruling Blocks Mining in Ecuadorian Forest, Citing Rights of Nature  

2021-12-03
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Yale E360
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Ecuador's constitutional court has blocked plans to mine copper and gold in Los Cedros, a protected cloud forest, ruling that the plans violate the rights of nature.Read more on E360 →

2.  'Big Win' for Public Lands and Climate as US Judge Reinstates Coal Lease Ban  

2022-08-12
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Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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“It's past time that this misguided action by the Trump administration is overturned,” said one environmental campaigner.

3.  YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: Exxon Faces the Music  

2022-05-28
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The Daily Poster
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Also: A crackdown on SUVs and more victories for Starbucks workers.

4.  US supreme court rejects Dakota Access pipeline appeal  

2022-02-22
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The Guardian
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Pipeline operator sought to overturn 2020 legal victory striking down a key federal permitThe US supreme court has rejected a case by the Dakota Access oil pipeline operator to avoid a legally mandated environmental review, in a major victory for tribes and environmentalists campaigning to permanentl...

5.  More than two dozen major lawsuits are putting a price tag on the climate damage caused by fossil fuel companies  

2022-02-03
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NationofChange
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Four years ago, Boulder, Colorado, sued ExxonMobil and Suncor Energy—owner of the only oil refinery in the state—for climate change-related damages and adaptation expenses. Boulder and its co-plaintiffs, Boulder County and San Miguel County, home to Telluride, estimated the damage caused by extreme weathe...

6.  Montana Plaintiffs Announce First Children’s Climate Trial in History of US  

2022-02-08
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Truth Out
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The youth plaintiffs seek to challenge the constitutionality of the state's energy policy.

7.  IT’S THE END OF ROYAL DUTCH SHELL (as we know it) | CODE ROOD  

2021-11-19
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Shell flees the Netherlands, but on this planet there is nowhere to run from climate justice. Shell’s CEO Ben van Beurden announced today that he will flee the Netherlands and move to the UK.

8.  IT’S THE END OF ROYAL DUTCH SHELL (as we know it)  

2021-11-15
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CODE ROOD
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Shell flees the Netherlands, but on this planet there is nowhere to run from climate justice.  Shell’s CEO Ben van…

9.  In the Philippines, a Landmark Finding Moves Fossil Fuel Companies’ Climate Liability into the Realm of Human Rights  

2022-05-15
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Inside Climate News
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When Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines in 2013, it made a direct hit on the hometown of Yeb Saño’s family. Saño,the country’s chief climate negotiator at the time, had to attend the United Nations climate change conference in Poland only days after the storm passed. As he addressed the other delegates...

10.  Honolulu scores a win against Big Oil in climate change lawsuit  

2022-03-14
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Grist
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Out of over a dozen climate change cases filed nationwide, Honolulu’s lawsuit is leading the pack, attorneys say.

11.  Everything is bigger in Texas — including Exxon’s defeat  

2022-02-24
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Exxon Knews
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Exxon loses in Texas and Hawai‘i courts, while new reports shed light on the climate disinformation crisis.

13.  Campaigners force Shell to halt oil exploration on South African coast  

2022-01-25
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Future Beyond Shell
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The post Campaigners force Shell to halt oil exploration on South African coast appeared first on Future Beyond Shell.

14.  'Big Win' as Shell Ordered to Stop Seismic Blasting Along South African Coast  

2021-12-28
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Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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“The case is not just about Shell—it is about both protecting human rights and animal rights, which are both enshrined in the constitution.”

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