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By Ruth Hayhurst at DrillorDrop. The anti-fracking campaigner, Joe Corre, is to go to court next week to oppose an injunction brought by INEOS Upstream against...

Investors worth $20 trillion call for climate change action.

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Shell Threatened with Court Unless it Takes Serious Climate Action

Campaigners are threatening to take oil company Shell to court in the Netherlands unless it takes major climate action. Friends of the Earth Netherlands sent a...

Nearly three quarters of companies still failing to acknowledge climate-related risks.

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Neither side is really right on offshore drilling.

By Editorial Board, “RENEWED OFFSHORE energy production will reduce the cost of energy, create countless good jobs, and make America more secure and far more...

UK Consumption of Renewable Energy Lags Behind Other European Countries

The UK consumes a smaller proportion of renewable energy than most of its European neighbours, new data shows. Government figures recently released show 8.9 percent of total...

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Minnesota will proceed with own climate change strategy.

No matter the Paris Climate Agreement, Minnesota officials said Thursday that the state’s march to reducing greenhouse gas emissions will go on. With a plan...

Documents Shed Light on BP’s Failures in the Great Australian Bight

By Karl Mathiesen, Climate Home News BP’s plans to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight were controversial from the outset. The regulator twice rejected its environmental...

Here’s How Shareholders Are Pressuring Oil Companies to Act on Climate Change

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