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28 July 2017

Canada: Supreme Court rules National Energy Board failed to properly consult with Inuit on seismic testing, but gives green light to Enbridge pipeline

In a pair of unanimous decisions, the Canadian Supreme Court ruled that the National Energy Board has the authority to conduct consultations on the government's behalf, and that it did so adequately in one case and insufficiently in another. The Clyde...

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28 July 2017

CEO of freight railroad CSX says "fossil fuels are dead" & ceases new investments in coal

Author: Chris D'Angelo, Huffington Post (USA)

"Boss of coal-hauling railroad says 'fossil fuels are dead," 20 July 2017...

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28 July 2017

USA: 3 Californian communities sue 37 “carbon majors” seeking compensation for costs of adapting to sea level rises linked to climate change

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26 July 2017

Indian communities affected by adverse impacts of coal-fired power plant ask US court to reconsider doctrine of “absolute immunity” from lawsuits of Intl. Finance Corp.

Author: EarthRights International

"Judge Declares World Bank Immunity Cases “Wrongly Decided”; Indian Plaintiffs Ask D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to Review “Absolute Immunity” Doctrine", 25 Jul 2017...

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26 July 2017

WWF analysis shows EU's biggest investors need to do more to align with Paris Agreement

Author: World Wildlife Fund (Switzerland)

"Biggest EU investors are partly aligned with Paris Agreement but more efforts needed", 4 July 2017...

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25 July 2017

"Public letter from Cerrejón to Global Witness on the 2016 Defenders of the Earth Report"

Author: Lina Echeverri, Vice President of Public Affairs and Communications, Cerrejón

We have read carefully the 2016 Defenders of the Earth report, published by Global Witness. The loss of any human life is cause for sorrow, and this is particularly the case where people are killed as they are trying to defend their land and their...

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24 July 2017

Nigeria: Youths in Ibeno protest against oil spills allegedly from ExxonMobil facilities; company denies spills are from their facility

Author: Okon Bassey, This Day (Nigeria)

"Nigeria ExxonMobil Denies Oil Spills in Ibeno As Youths Protest, Block Workers At...", 21 July 2017...

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24 July 2017
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Author: Equipo Jurídico Pueblos, Funtramiexco, Fenasintrap, C.U.T y seis organizaciones más

Nuevo atentado contra la libertad y la vida del sindicalista y defensor de derechos humanos Francisco Ramírez" - 20 de julio de 2017...

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23 July 2017

China moves forward with its national policy to reduce coal consumption, yet increases external financing for coal in Brazil

Author: Milton Leal, China Dialogue (UK)

"Chinese involvement in Brazilian coal power sector causes concern" 10 July 2017...

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23 July 2017

Peru: UN Working Group statement raises concerns about social conflicts associated with large-scale business operations

Following a country visit to Peru, UN Working Group experts raised concerns about the high number of social conflicts related to large-scale business operations and noted that the majority of cases are related to protests by local communities against...

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