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Vermont debates new climate compensation bill targeting fossil fuel firms

Vermont debates new climate compensation bill targeting fossil fuel firms

Vermont is considering a groundbreaking bill that would use a "Superfund" model to recover costs from fossil fuel companies for climate-related damages, reflecting a shift toward climate adaptation.

Olivia Gieger reports for Inside Climate News.

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Lawmakers target fossil fuel companies to fund climate disaster recovery

Lawmakers target fossil fuel companies to fund climate disaster recovery

State legislators are pushing for laws that would make fossil fuel companies financially responsible for climate change-related disasters.

Alex Brown reports for Stateline.

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Europe's court asserts climate safety as a human right, inviting new legal challenges

Europe's court asserts climate safety as a human right, inviting new legal challenges

Europe's leading human rights court has declared that protection from climate change is a fundamental human right, opening the door for individuals to sue their governments over environmental inaction.

Federica Di Sario reports for POLITICO.

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Oil companies face climate change lawsuits after years of delays
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Oil companies face climate change lawsuits after years of delays

After a prolonged battle through the courts, major fossil fuel corporations are poised for trials in a series of lawsuits filed by state and local governments for climate-related damages.

Alex Brown reports for Stateline.

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Florida moves to remove climate change mentions from its laws

Florida is set to largely eliminate climate change references from state legislation, despite facing significant environmental challenges.

Kate Yoder reports for Grist.

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Republicans focus on energy bills during a dedicated congressional week

Republicans focus on energy bills during a dedicated congressional week

House Republicans unveil a suite of energy-focused bills to assert American energy independence and push back against the Biden administration's environmental regulations.

Kelsey Brugger and Miranda Willson report for E&E News.

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New Mexico legislators grapple with oil and gas industry reforms

In the midst of a legislative session, New Mexico lawmakers debate key bills impacting the state's dominant oil and gas sector.

Jerry Redfern reports for Capital & Main.

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