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A melting glacier, an imperiled city and one farmer’s fight for climate justice

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A Peruvian farmer is suing one of Europe’s biggest emitters. The case could set a precedent for holding polluters accountable for harm to the planet.

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Behind the money: Why companies could soon pay for climate change

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In this week’s episode, we’ll tell the story of a David vs. Goliath battle. How one man is taking on one of the world’s biggest polluters in a landmark case that could one day force companies to pay for damage they’ve done to the environment.

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Who pays for climate change? The Peruvian suing a German utility

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A farmer’s case against energy company RWE could shatter precedent on climate-related litigation.

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‘Battle of science’ rages over Peru glacier

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A landmark court case raises questions about a German energy giant's funding for disputed climate research.

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The farmer suing a German energy giant for melting a glacier on the other side of the world

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In a climate change landmark case, a quiet Peruvian mountain guide and farmer is taking on a German company over its role in melting the Palcaraju glacier.

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A Peruvian farmer takes on Germany’s largest electricity firm

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The outcome of the climate lawsuit will have global implications.

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German judges visit Peru glacial lake to examine a climate lawsuit

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Judges and court-appointed experts visited a glacial lake in Peru's Cordillera Blanca mountain range this week to determine whether Germany's largest electricity provider, RWE, is partially liable for the human-caused global warming that could trigger a devastating flood in Peru. The visit is the final stage of a seven-year court case that could set a precedent for climate justice.

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German judges visit Peru glacial lake in unprecedented climate crisis lawsuit

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Rising greenhouse gases have caused Lake Palcacocha to swell in size which makes the area at risk for a devastating outburst flood

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Who should pay to fix the climate emergency?

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The climate emergency is having a devastating impact on people around the world. But those in countries worst hit have contributed the least emissions causing it. So what does responsibility for the climate crisis look like? And who should pay for it?

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Climate lawsuits are breaking new legal ground to protect the planet

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Despite recent defeats, activists are optimistic that courts will provide relief from climate change.

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Climate Change Could Destroy This Peruvian Farmer's Home. Now He's Suing a European Energy Company for Damages

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Local communities are taking the world's largest polluters to court. And they're using the legal strategy that got tobacco companies to pay up.

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Climate Change Could Destroy This Peruvian Farmer's Home. Now He's Suing a European Energy Company for Damages

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Local communities are taking the world’s largest polluters to court. And they’re using the legal strategy that got tobacco companies to pay up.

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German court to hear Peruvian farmer's climate case against RWE

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Decision to hear Saul Luciano Lliuya’s case against the energy giant is a ‘historic breakthrough with global relevance’, campaigners say.

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The Guardian view on climate change: see you in court

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It is possible to determine which nations and companies are responsible for damaging the climate. It’s only a matter of time before courts decide they must pay for global warming.

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