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Author: Deutsche Welle (Germany)
"Peruvian farmer sues German energy firm RWE", 24 Nov 2016...
Environmental activists around the world initiate lawsuits against polluting industries to stop climate change
Author: Steve Rushton, Occupy.com
"From Norway to Peru, US to Philippines, Activists Sue for Climate Justice", 27 Oct 2016...
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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...
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...
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",...
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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Author: John Schwartz, New York Times (USA)
"In Novel Tactic on Climate Change, Citizens Sue Their Governments", 10 May 2016...
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