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UK activist Trudi Warner's court battle ends in victory after a year

UK activist Trudi Warner's court battle ends in victory after a year

Trudi Warner, a retired social worker and climate activist in England, won a significant legal battle against government lawyers who sought to prosecute her for contempt of court during a jurors' rights protest.

Sandra Laville reports for The Guardian.

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Fossil fuel firms face potential homicide charges over climate deceit

Fossil fuel firms face potential homicide charges over climate deceit

As climate activists label climate change not as a tragedy but a crime, there's a growing call to prosecute fossil fuel companies for homicide, citing their deep knowledge of—and deceit about—the catastrophic impacts of their products on global warming.

Aaron Regunberg and David Arkush report for The New Republic.

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Chicago takes on oil giants in climate lawsuit

A lawsuit alleges that BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Exxon Mobil, and Shell have damaged Chicago by undermining scientific credibility, while their products contribute to devastating effects such as intense storms, floods, extreme heat, and coastal erosion.

Brett Chase reports for the Chicago Sun-Times.

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Climate scientist Michael Mann takes his critics to court

Michael Mann, a renowned climatologist, is embroiled in a defamation lawsuit against two right-wing bloggers, highlighting the challenges faced by scientists against ideological attacks.

Dino Grandoni reports for TheWashington Post.

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US federal courts scrutinize energy regulation and climate change in 2024

In a pivotal year, federal courts are set to decide on cases that could significantly alter energy regulators' approach to climate change.

Niina H. Farah reports for E&E News.

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Could 2024 be the year nature rights enter the political mainstream?

Two new coalitions of scientists, lawyers, philosophers and artists have joined the burgeoning global campaign for ecosystems and other species to have legal rights and even political representation.

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