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Judges should have no say in coal mine approvals, Morrison government says in class action appeal
Climate change 2021-10-18 9:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

Approving coal mine projects is not the business of courts, the Morrison government has argued in its challenge to a landmark class action judgment that […]

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Government can’t dodge sovereign bonds climate change class action
Climate change 2021-10-11 2:49 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A climate change activist can continue her lawsuit alleging the federal government failed to disclose the impact of climate change to investors in sovereign bonds, […]

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Law firms say government inaction fuelling appetite for climate change litigation
Climate change 2021-09-07 4:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two law firms behind landmark courtroom battles over climate change say they’re seeing a greater appetite for litigation by individuals and corporations concerned about the […]

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Appeals court to decide if Murray Darling Basin Authority can limit class action liability
Class Actions 2021-08-27 11:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Murray-Darling Basin Authority will soon make its case directly to an appeals court that it can rely on defences limiting its liability to farmers […]

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Judge finds NSW environmental regulator has ‘duty’ to address climate change
Climate change 2021-08-26 10:15 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The NSW Environment Protection Authority must develop policies to protect the environment from the threat of climate change, a judge has found in a significant […]

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Santos accused of misleading market by ‘greenwashing’ natural gas claims
Environment 2021-08-26 6:20 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Leading Australian oil and gas producer Santos is accused of misleading the market by “greenwashing” its environmental credentials in a landmark shareholder-led lawsuit filed in […]

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