Shell to pay $111m over decades-old oil spills in Nigeria

Company maintains oil spills in 1970 were caused by third parties during civil war Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to pay around €95m (£80.4m/$111.6m) to communities in southern Nigeria over crude oil spills in 1970, lawyers involved in the case have said. The decision is the latest involving Opec-member Nigeria’s oil-producing south where communities haveContinue reading “Shell to pay $111m over decades-old oil spills in Nigeria”

Australian court finds government has duty to protect young people from climate crisis

Eight teenagers, along with 86-year-old nun, launched case to prevent the approval of a massive coalmine The federal court of Australia has found the environment minister, Sussan Ley, has a duty of care to protect young people from the climate crisis in a judgment hailed by lawyers and teenagers who brought the case as a worldContinue reading “Australian court finds government has duty to protect young people from climate crisis”

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