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31 August 2018

Mozambique: Mining co's allegedly forcing local farmer communities out of Tete Province

Author: Pambazuka News

"The cost of land grabbing in Mozambique's Tete Province"...

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19 July 2018

Germany: NGO sues Govt. over failure to tackle groundwater contamination allegedly caused by agricultural industry

Author: Xinhuanet (China)

"German gov't sued by NGO for excessive nitrate contamination of groundwater", 17 Jul 2018...

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19 July 2018

USA: Lawsuit challenges offshore oil & gas lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico over environmental & health concerns

Author: Ucilia Wang, Climate Liability News

"Lawsuit: New Offshore Drilling Leases Unsafe for Gulf, Climate", 18 Jul 2018...

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18 July 2018
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La comunidad indígena Kaqchikel en San Juan Sacatepéquez protestó contra la instalación de una planta de Cementos Progreso en su territorio, debido a preocupaciones ambientales. Durante un bloqueo pacífico, un grupo de paramilitares abrió fuego contra...

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18 July 2018

Guatemala: Peaceful protest against cement plant was attacked by paramilitaries allegedly linked to Cementos Progreso; co. responds

Indigenous Kaqchikel community in San Juan Sacatepequez protested against the installation of a Cementos Progreso’s plant in their territory, because of environmental concerns. While having a peaceful protest, a group of paramilitaries opened fire...

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18 July 2018
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Author: Ludovic Dupin, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« Le fonds souverain d'Irlande désinvestit des énergies fossiles... Un symbole avant que la Norvège ne suive cet exemple », 13 juillet 2018...

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18 July 2018
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Author: UmweltDialog

Auf einer neuen Online-Plattform bewerten die Frankfurt School of Finance & Management und der WWF Deutschland die Finanzmarktregulierung in Deutschland und in der EU in Bezug auf Green Finance. Der „Finance fit for Paris“-Tracker“ (3fP) überprüft...

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17 July 2018

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17 July 2018

Ireland to become world's first country to divest from fossil fuel co's

Author: Damian Carrington, The Guardian

"Ireland becomes world's first country to divest from fossil fuels", 12 July 2018...

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17 July 2018

Range of human rights abuses by extractive companies allegedly tied to European financial institutions: companies respond to Facing Finance report

"The global extractives industry is heavily involved in some of the worst labour, environmental and human rights violations. The rights of communities, farmers and indigenous people are being trampled in the push for ever more extraction. Indeed all b...

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