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15 February 2019

Netherlands: NGOs ready to sue Shell for acting irresponsibly in the context of climate change

Author: Dana Drugmand, Climate Liability News

"Shell Faces Lawsuit in the Netherlands, a New Legal Front in the Climate Battle", 12 Feb 2019...

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13 February 2019

ClientEarth creates online hub for forest defenders with legal information regarding forestry sector

Author: Marianne Brooker, Ecologist (UK)

"Legal hub for forest defenders",  07 Feb 2019...

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13 February 2019

Commentary: Businesses would benefit from jointly tackling climate change & human rights

Author: Hannah Temple, TwentyFifty

"Comment: Climate Change. The human rights issue no business can afford to ignore", 1 Feb 2019...

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12 February 2019
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Author: Libération et AFP (France)

« Le climat invoqué par un tribunal australien pour rejeter un projet minier », 8 février 2019...

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8 February 2019

Australia: Court dismisses Gloucester Resources' appeal re rejection of coal mine, on climate change grounds

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8 February 2019

New report on corporate disclosure under EU Non-financial Reporting Directive finds co's fail to provide meaningful information about impacts on human rights & environment

The EU Non-financial Reporting Directive which came into effect in 2018 requires large companies and financial corporations to disclose information regarding their impacts on society and environment. Civil society has however criticised that the EU...

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7 February 2019

USA: Trump administration nominates lawyer for big oil companies as Ninth Circuit Judge

Author: Dana Drugmand, Climate Liability News

"Ninth Circuit Nominee Has History of Defending Big Oil, Including in Liability Cases", 6 Feb 2019...

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6 February 2019

USA: Lawsuits brought against fossil-fuel companies in state courts may have a greater chance of success

Author: Dana Drugmand, Climate Liability News

…On [30 January 2019,] in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, [eight briefs were field] in support of the California communities trying to keep their climate liability lawsuits against fossil fuel companies in state court…The briefs…argue that state,...

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5 February 2019

Kenyan banks target first green bond to support war on climate change

Author: Brian Ngugi, Business Daily (Kenya)

"Kenyan banks target first green bond by end of the year"...

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5 February 2019
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Author: Vivredemain.fr (France)

« Pourquoi les entreprises doivent-elles être des actrices du respect de l’environnement ? », 24 janvier 2019...

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