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Climate Litigation Spreads across the United States

, climate accountability campaign director

Despite a speed bump with last week’s Supreme Court decision to hear an appeal from fossil fuel company defendants in Baltimore’s climate lawsuit, litigation as a strategy for holding fossil fuel companies accountable for climate damages and fraud continues to develop and spread. And science is vital to inform climate litigation. That’s why UCS is launching the Science Hub for Climate Litigation—not a moment too soon. Learn how we and our partners are connecting scientists, experts, legal scholars, and practitioners working at the nexus of science and climate litigation. Read more >

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Trade Groups Must Be Challenged for Their Harmful Climate Deception

, climate accountability campaign director

No company should get kudos for splashy climate pledges unless it also insists that the industry groups it supports are working toward its stated climate goals. Read more >

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District of Columbia Sues BP, Chevron, ExxonMobil and Shell for Misleading Public on Climate Change

, senior writer

Washington, D.C., Attorney General Karl A. Racine sued four of the world’s largest oil and gas companies on Thursday for misleading consumers about the impact their products have on the climate. Read more >

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2019 ExxonMobil Shareholder meeting action/350.org

BP, Chevron, and ExxonMobil Have a Lot to Answer for on Climate at their Annual Meetings

, climate accountability campaign director

We’ve decided to put out our questions for the leaders of fossil fuel companies ahead of their virtual annual shareholder meetings—so that journalists, advocates, and activists can amplify and follow up. Read more >

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Past Disasters Showed Us Massive Impact COVID-19 Would Have on Black Communities. We Didn’t Listen.

, Senior Climate Justice and Health Scientist

Dr. Adrienne Hollis speaks with public health expert Sacoby Wilson about how to better protect communities of color from the disproportionate impact of COVID-19. Read more >

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