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7 Far-Reaching Findings in Dutch Climate Legal Victory

Kelly Rigg | Posted 06.24.2015 | Green
Kelly Rigg

In April I wrote about a landmark Dutch lawsuit on climate action that, if successful, would put the world's governments on notice. Today the Hague District Court ruled in favor of the Urgenda Foundation and its nearly 900 co-plaintiffs. The court's findings are extraordinary and could set precedent in cases around the world.

Study Suggests How Climate Damage Could Be Largely Avoided

Reuters | Posted 03.15.2013 | Green

* 20-65 pct of adverse climate impacts could be avoided * Emissions need to peak in 2016, fall by 5 pct/yr to 2050 By Ni...

UN Climate Talks: Endless Treadmill, Without The Health Benefits

Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 02.05.2013 | Green
Tom Zeller Jr.

Global climate negotiations in Doha are nearing their conclusion and the talks are, as ever, beset by myriad divisions between rich nations and poor ones, between established economies and up-and-comers, and between, well, the United States and just about everyone else.

'Every Year Counts' To Address Climate Change

Posted 11.29.2012 | Green

By Wynne Parry, LiveScience Contributor: The longer it takes nations to cumulatively lower greenhouse gas emissions, the more difficult it will be ...