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DC Is the Latest to Sue Exxon and Big Oil for Climate Disinformation Campaigns

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Read time: 5 minsThe UN's aviation agency is this week expected to approve a rule change that would weaken the industry's obligation to cut...

Minnesota Attorney General Sues Exxon, Koch and API for Climate Deception

Read time: 7 minsMinnesota has officially joined the climate accountability movement with the announcement on Wednesday, June 24 of a groundbreaking lawsuit against fossil...

Aviation Industry Decision to Weaken Climate Plan Could Break Own Rules

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Comment: It’s Unacceptable that Gas Firms are Helping Pick Which Projects the EU Approves

Read time: 3 minsBy Dominic Kavakeb, Senior Communications Adviser at Global Witness There has been much talk in recent weeks of a green recovery from the...

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