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Activists notch High Court victory over expansion of Queensland coal mine
Environment 2021-02-03 9:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Queensland activist group has come up trumps in a drawn-out legal battle against New Acland Coal’s proposed expansion of a coal mine, with the […]

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Climate change lawsuit ‘hopelessly defective’, court told
Environment 2020-11-10 2:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Government has critised as “hopelessly defective” a lawsuit alleging it failed to disclose the impacts of climate change to investors in sovereign bonds, […]

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Super fund REST reaches ‘groundbreaking’ settlement in lawsuit over climate disclosures
Environment 2020-11-02 9:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

Retail Employees Superannuation has settled a lawsuit brought by an ecological landscaper and activist over its climate change disclosures, acknowledging the need to identify the […]

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BHP can bring fraud claims against Cherwell Creek Coal
Adam Pomerenke 2020-08-24 9:34 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Mining giant BHP has been given the green light to bring allegations of fraud against competitor Cherwell Creek Coal in a long running dispute over […]

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Teenagers launch climate change class action to stop coal mine extension
Environment 2020-09-09 6:49 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A group of teenagers has launched a class action against the Commonwealth Minister for the Environment in a bid to stop the proposed extension of […]

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Adani wins temporary injunction against mine activist
Energy & Natural Resources 2020-09-11 3:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has granted Adani Mining an interim injunction preventing an environmental activist from using confidential information obtained through covert infiltration campaigns aimed at opposing […]

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Landmark lawsuit filed against Clive Palmer’s Galilee Coal Mine over climate change concerns
Environment 2020-06-19 5:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

A group of Queensland youths and rural landowners are suing Clive Palmer’s Waratah Coal for alleged human rights breaches over concerns the company’s Galilee Coal […]

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Morrison government hit with landmark climate change suit
Environment 2020-07-22 10:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

A law student represented by a former Federal Court judge has launched historic litigation seeking to hold the Australian government responsible for failing to disclose […]

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As the climate changes, are listed-companies’ disclosure obligations changing?
Expert Insights 2020-08-17 4:56 pm By

Late last year, the Supreme Court of New York threw out a case brought by the Attorney General against ExxonMobil concerning allegations of securities fraud […]

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James Cook University wins appeal of $1.2M judgment for sacked climate-skeptic professor
Appeals 2020-07-22 11:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has sided with James Cook University in its appeal of a ruling awarding $1.2 million to sacked climate skeptic professor Peter Ridd, […]

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