Climate reporting standards will be tested for the first time in the Australian courts. ClientEarth lawyers say the case could have global ramifications.
The Supreme Court of Asturias, in north west Spain, rules that a power plant was allowed an illegal permit and pumped out excess harmful pollutants.
Three local governments have launched legal claims against 20 fossil fuel companies, seeking a contribution to their costs of adapting to rising sea levels.
A New Zealand law student is suing the country’s Minister for Climate Change over national emissions reduction targets.
US president Donald Trump is pulling the country out of the Paris climate change agreement, but climate action will continue globally and within the US.
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