Appeal court says decision to give go-ahead not consistent with Paris agreement
Jasper TeulingsUK Court of Appeal rules #Heathrow third runway illegal over #ClimateChange “The implications are global. For the first time, a court has confirmed that the #ParisAgreement temperature goal has binding effect.” #climatelitigation
Jasper TeulingsBREAKING: the two (!) independent Attorneys-General to the Dutch Supreme Court advise that the @Urgenda judgment should be upheld. An embarrassment for the Dutch government, that has to date not done enough to comply. #klimaatakkoord #climatelitigation
A close aide to Italy's deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini held covert talks to pump Russian oil money to his far-right party. BuzzFeed News has the tape.
Jasper TeulingsRevealed: tape provides the first hard evidence of #Russia’s clandestine attempts to fund Europe’s nationalist movements, and the apparent complicity of some senior figures from the far right in those attempts. #salvini
Despite the crisis confronting our planet, environmental activism has become a dangerous activity. The latest threat is lawsuits.
Jasper Teulings“Environmental defenders should be able to speak out against environmentally harmful activities and participate in environmental decision-making without risking baseless legal action from companies and other powerful interests.” #SLAPP
Afgelopen weekend viel bij zeventien overheidsorganen een Wob-verzoek op de deurmat. Afzender: Platform Authentieke Journalistiek (PAJ), met steun van Follow the Money. De vraag: openbaarmaking van álle documenten uit de afgelopen veertien jaar die...
Droughts, heat waves, bushfires and rising temperatures are driving ecosystems towards collapse
Jasper Teulings“Most people have no idea that it’s even happening. The system is trying to tell you that if you don’t pay attention then the whole thing will implode. We have to get a grip on #climatechange.”
Greenpeace today welcomes the passing of legislation that puts the ban on new oil and gas permits into law.
Jasper TeulingsNZ passes oil & gas exploration ban! “This law means that around 4 million square kilometres of the earth’s surface is now off limits to oil & gas companies, and any deposits under our deep seas will stay in the ground where they belong” #KeepItInTheGround
Three farmers and Greenpeace have sued the German government, alleging it is not doing enough to meet the greenhouse gas reduction goals it set in 2007. Will German courts do what US courts refuse to do?
On Tuesday, Europe’s leaders intend to name a series of ‘non-cooperative jurisdictions’ on tax. But debate rages about the inclusion of some devastated Caribbean islands – and the suggestion that no EU state will be included
Jasper TeulingsSix EU member states meet EU’s own criteria for blacklisting as #taxhavens with a mixture of low tax rates, poor transparency, and generous deals on offer to multinationals: Cyprus, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands & UK #taxjustice