An Inconvenient Lawsuit: Teenagers Take Global Warming to the Courts

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Industry giants say their case is misguided. But that isn’t stopping a group of high school students from using the legal system to make environmental demands.

Microsoft to Go Carbon Neutral


Tech giant commits to making data centres, air travel and offices meet target by July, and to introducing internal carbon market.

Diageo to End Funding of Heartland Institute After Climate Change Outburst

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Firm has ‘no plans’ to work with thinktank following campaign comparing people concerned about climate to mass murderers.

Can Games Help Us Prep for Climate Change?


A Red Cross worker is using them to train volunteers, farmers, and scientists for the realities of a warmer world.

Should We Ship American Coal to China?


The brewing fight over the construction of Pacific Coast coal ports could determine the health of an industry—and the planet.


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