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25 November 2016

Hearings begin in Germany for Peruvian farmer's lawsuit against RWE over climate change

Author: Deutsche Welle (Germany)

"Peruvian farmer sues German energy firm RWE", 24 Nov 2016...

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9 November 2016

Environmental activists around the world initiate lawsuits against polluting industries to stop climate change

Author: Steve Rushton,

"From Norway to Peru, US to Philippines, Activists Sue for Climate Justice", 27 Oct 2016...

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3 November 2016

Renewable energy & human rights: Outreach to 50 companies

Company Response Platform | Briefing | Press Release Also see case studies & our previous outreach

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11 October 2016

Fossil fuel firms respond to petition before Philippines Human Rights Commission on human rights & climate impacts

Greenpeace, disaster survivors, and community organisations from the Philippines submitted a complaint to the Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines (CHR) against 47 large fossil fuel and cement companies over their role in "human-induced...

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29 July 2016

Philippines: World’s largest carbon producers ordered to respond to complaint alleging human rights abuses from climate change

In September 2015, civil society groups and typhoon survivors brought a complaint before the Commission of Human Rights of the Philippines calling for an investigation into the responsibility of big fossil fuel companies for fuelling climate change...

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6 July 2016
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Author: Heinrich-Böll-Stifung


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27 June 2016

Germany: Berlin city house of representatives votes to divest from fossil fuels in line with goal of going "climate neutral" by 2050

Author: James Ayre, CleanTechnica

"Berlin’s Parliament Has Voted To Divest From Fossil Fuels",...

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22 June 2016

Report highlights new prospects for holding corporations accountable for human rights impacts of climate change

Author: Keely Boom, Julie-Anne Richards & Stephen Leonard, Climate Justice Programme (Australia)

"Climate Justice: The international momentum towards climate litigation", Jun 2016...

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17 May 2016
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11 May 2016

Citizens take companies & govts. to court over climate change impacts

Author: John Schwartz, New York Times (USA)

"In Novel Tactic on Climate Change, Citizens Sue Their Governments", 10 May 2016...

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