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A Minnesota mock courtroom lays bare one of the thorniest issues confronting climate litigation: Scientific evidence.
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Climate litigation has exploded, but is it making a difference?

Climate change is sparking a litigation boom across the globe—both to advance and delay action on climate change—with nearly 70 percent of cases playing out in U.S. courts, a report published Thursday said.

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How a Texas abortion law could spur N.Y. climate lawsuits

A Texas law that allows private citizens to sue abortion providers has paved the way for legislation in New York that would empower state residents to sue the fossil fuel industry for the ravages of climate change.

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Bipartisan group pushes Senate to confirm environmental prosecutor to key EPA post

A bipartisan group of former Justice Department officials is urging the Senate to advance the nomination of former federal prosecutor David Uhlmann to lead a major office in the Environmental Protection Agency that fights pollution through the legal system.

Health groups sue over Trump rollback of Obama-era emissions rule

Health groups sue over Trump rollback of Obama-era emissions rule

Two major health organizations on Monday sued the Trump administration over its rollback of an Obama-era rule on power plant emissions.