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Legal action on climate change

Lawsuits may be one way to slow climate change and hold countries and businesses to their promises to cut emissions. What's happening with these lawsuits - and are they working?

Court orders Dutch govt to do more against climate change Reuters
U.S. youth activists will appeal setback to climate lawsuit Sebastien Malo
U.S. court dismisses climate change lawsuits against oil companies Reuters
FACTBOX-U.S. cities suing oil producers alleging climate impacts Reuters
Colorado lawsuit accuses oil companies of climate change Sebastien Malo
U.S. judge dismisses Exxon suit seeking to stop climate probes Reuters
US government sued after failing to submit climate change report Sebastien Malo
Young Colombians file landmark climate lawsuit Anastasia Moloney
Ninth U.S. city sues big oil firms over climate change Sebastien Malo
New York sues fossil fuel majors, plans pension fund divestment Reuters
Climate change cases predicted to make a legal splash in 2018 Sophie Hares and Sebastien Malo
US government calls for teens' climate change lawsuit to be halted Reuters
"I'm afraid and angry", says 18-year-old leading climate lawsuit Alex Whiting
Two children sue over Trump effort to roll back Clean Power Plan Reuters
Climate change court cases on the rise globally, majority in U.S. Alex Whiting
U.S. fossil fuel groups pull out of climate change court case Reuters
Trump granted request on climate regulations case Reuters
Tech giants back U.S. EPA in climate rule legal challenge Reuters
Campaigners look to Kenya court to block coal plant Daniel Wesangula
China smog war moves to courts as crime range widens Reuters
Philippines takes up charge of human rights abuses by oil firms Laurie Goering
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