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10 January 2018

New York sues big oil companies over climate change

Author: Attracta Mooney and Ed Crooks, Financial Times

[BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil and Royal Dutch Shell] are facing a lawsuit for “billions of dollars” after New York City accused them of contributing to climate change. The city also said it would start analysing ways to divest its pension...

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10 January 2018

Climate Action: Mayor, Comptroller, Trustees Announce First-In-The-Nation Goal to Divest From Fossil Fuels

Author: NYC government

...Mayor Bill de Blasio, Comptroller Scott M. Stringer and other trustees of the City’s $189 Billion pension funds today announced a goal to divest City funds from fossil fuel reserve owners within five years... the Mayor and Comptroller will submit a...

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10 January 2018

New York City files climate lawsuit against five biggest oil companies

Author: Karen Savage, Climate Liability News

New York City is suing five major oil companies, becoming the latest in a growing number of municipalities attempting to hold the industry accountable for damages caused by climate change....

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10 January 2018
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Author: RT

“La ciudad de Nueva York demanda a las principales compañías petroleras por el calentamiento global”, 10 de enero de 2018...

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4 January 2018

Norway's government wins Arctic oil lawsuit, greens lose

Author: Alister Doyle and Terje Solsvik, Reuters

 An Oslo court approved Norway’s plans for more oil exploration in the Arctic on Thursday, dismissing a lawsuit by environmentalists who had said it violated people’s right to a healthy environment....

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20 December 2017

County of Santa Cruz complaint to Superior Court Of The State Of California

Author: Santa Cruz Office Of The County Counsel and Sher Edling LLP

THE COUNTY OF SANTA CRUZ, individually and on behalf of THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, Plaintiff, vs. CHEVRON CORP.; CHEVRON U.S.A. INC.; EXXONMOBIL CORP.; BP P.L.C.; BP AMERICA, INC.; ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC; SHELL OIL PRODUCTS COMPANY LLC;...

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14 December 2017
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Author: El Espectador (Colombia)

“100 compañías emiten 71% de los gases responsables del cambio climático”, 15 de diciembre de 2017...

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11 December 2017

World’s first human rights investigation into corporate responsibility for climate change intensifies

Author: Greenpeace

The world’s first ever national inquiry into the responsibility of the fossil fuel industry for the human rights impacts resulting from climate change hits and important milestone in the Philippines on 11 December - one day after Human Rights Day (10...

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13 November 2017

Seeking to slow climate change, lawsuits look to the constitution

Author: Business Insider & Reuters (UK)

Climate activists will argue in an Oslo court this week that Norway's plans for Arctic oil exploration are unconstitutional, in an emerging branch of law where plaintiffs are trying to enlist a nation's founding principles to limit warming ...[such as...

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22 October 2017

Philippines: Commission on Human Rights sets preliminary conference on 11 December for case against 47 carbon producers

Author: Greenpeace

"ExxonMobil, Shell among companies told to attend human rights investigation over climate change", 20 October 2017...

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