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10 October 2017
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A través del análisis de la grave situación de amenazas y ataques al grupo de mujeres abogadas del Colectivo de Abogados Luis Carlos Pérez, de Bucaramanga y Cúcuta, a Héctor Sánchez, en Puerto Gaitán y de Miller Dussán, en Neiva, todos ligados a la...

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Article
4 October 2017

New strategies & laws could make climate change lawsuits against oil companies succeed, say experts

Author: Geoff Dembicki, on Vice (Canada)

"What Happens if Oil Companies Are Forced to Pay for Climate Damage", 2 Oct 2017...

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Article
21 September 2017

California cities sue big oil firms over climate change

Author: Gary McWilliams, Reuters

California cities San Francisco and Oakland filed separate lawsuits against five oil companies on Wednesday seeking billions of dollars to protect against rising sea levels they blamed on climate change......

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21 September 2017

New Californian climate lawsuit against ‘Big Oil’ filed

Author: Sophie Marjanac, ClientEarth

Another lawsuit against ‘Big Oil’ for the effects of climate change has been filed in California. The cities of San Francisco and Oakland, on behalf of the people of California are suing BP, Chevron, ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips and Royal Dutch Shell...

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20 September 2017

Union of Concerned Scientists-led study quantifies impacts of emissions of major fossil fuel producers on global temperature & sea level rise

A Union of Concerned Scientists-led study released in September 2017 analyzes and quantifies the climate change impacts of carbon dioxide and methane emissions traced to specific fossil fuel companies. Based on an analysis of two time periods (1880 -...

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19 September 2017

Tracing who’s responsible for temperature increase and sea level rise

Author: Union of Concerned Scientists

A new study [by Union of Concerned Scientists] quantifies the impacts of emissions traced to major fossil fuel producers on our changing climate... As early as 1977, investor-owned fossil fuel companies knew their business was risky—that the use of...

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Company response
18 September 2017

ConocoPhillips response

Author: ConocoPhillips

Thank you for the opportunity to respond to the reference to ConocoPhillips in the Union of Concerned Scientists article and the study published in Climatic Change. At ConocoPhillips, we operate responsibly and take climate change issues seriously;...

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9 September 2017

Increases in industrial pollution cause health concerns in wake of Hurricane Harvey

The closing of numerous chemical plants and refineries in Houston due to severe weather, heavy rain and flooding from Hurricane Harvey resulted in very high releases of toxic pollutants into the air. Public health experts have expressed concerns about...

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8 September 2017

Commentary: Will New Scientific Breakthroughs Pave The Way For More Climate-Related Lawsuits?

Author: Elliott Negin, Huffington Post

Note: For our coverage of the California communities’ lawsuit against 37 fossil fuel companies re climate change compensation see here....

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18 July 2017

Local Governements in California File Common Law Claims Against Largest Fossil Fuel Companies

Author: Michael Burger, on Sabin Center for Climate Change Law Blog

Yesterday, three local governments in California (San Mateo County, Marin County and the City of Imperial Beach) filed potentially groundbreaking climate change lawsuits in California state courts......

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