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RNZ: UN CALL FOR HIGHER EMISSIONS TARGETS DOESN'T APPLY TO NEW ZEALAND - JAMES SHAW
November 11, 2021
Shaw stated that New Zealand had already improved its targets just before COP26 had been convened, and argued the government's present target was realistic. However the lawsuit filed by SFCS highlighted that new oil permits being granted with one to go contradicts the present domestic target.
RENEWS: STUDENTS ARE SUING THE GOVERNMENT FOR OIL AND GAS EXPLORATION IN TARANAKI
November 11, 2021
Students for Climate Solutions filed a judicial review in the High Court at Wellington on Tuesday 9 November for a decision by Minister of Energy and Resources Megan Woods to grant two on-shore oil and gas exploration permits in Taranaki.
NEWSHUB: JAMES SHAW URGES WORLD LEADERS AT COP26 TO ACT 'RIGHT NOW' ON CLIMATE BUT BACK IN NZ STUDENTS SUE OVER OIL AND GAS PERMITS
November 10, 2021
Climate Change Minister James Shaw has urged world leaders in Glasgow to act "right now" to reduce emissions, but back home in New Zealand students are taking legal action over oil and gas permits issued by the Government.
THE GUARDIAN: NEW ZEALAND STUDENTS SUE ENERGY MINISTER OVER OIL AND GAS PERMITS DECISION
November 9, 2021
A group of law students have filed a lawsuit at Wellington’s high court against New Zealand’s minister of energy over her decision to grant two new onshore oil and gas exploration permits just six months after the government declared a climate emergency
NZ LAWYER: LAW STUDENTS SUE OIL COMPANY EXECUTIVES BEFORE THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT
January 13, 2023
A group of Victoria University law students brought a case against BP senior executives to the International Criminal Court (ICC) for alleged damages caused by the fossil fuel industry.
January 06, 2023
Kiwi law students are fighting for BP senior executives to be investigated and tried in the International Criminal Court.