A German court has ruled that it will hear a Peruvian farmer’s case against energy giant RWE over climate change damage in the Andes, a decision labeled by campaigners as a “historic breakthrough”. —The Guardian, 30 November 2017
Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) will urge Massachusetts’ top court on Tuesday to allow it to avoid handing over records to the state’s attorney general amid a probe into whether the oil company misled investors and consumers about its knowledge of climate change. —Reuters, 5 December 2017
Justice Department lawyers are quietly courting climate scientists for a simmering legal fight that could have massive implications for government global warming policies. —Climatewire, 4 December 2017
Manufacturers are pushing back against a growing array of climate change and other lawsuits brought by environmentalists and state attorneys general, saying that the activists are blaming business for activities that could go back as long as a century. —Washington Examiner, 4 December 2017
The president’s court picks could help his climate legacy endure long after Trump leaves office. —ClimateWire, 27 November 2017
While the nations of the world met in Bonn to discuss the implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement, the Trump administration was working to dismantle President Obama’s Clean Power Plan and to establish a climate “red team” to critically evaluate the scientific basis for dangerous human-caused climate change and the policy responses. —Competitive Enterprise Institute, November 2017
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