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Corporate greenwashing: The lawyers are coming
Greenwashing may be one of the greatest emerging legal risks across corporate sectors worldwide, writes Ben Franta in ECGI. "Once a topic of relatively niche concern, the spectre of greenwashing liability continues to grow as more brands seek to portray themselves as climate-friendly and lawyers (and the broader public) get wise to the fact that not all that appears green is what it seems."
Europe’s Gas Lobby Exploits Energy Security Fears in Year Since Ukraine War
According to DeSmog, Europe’s gas industry has ramped up its messaging since Russia invaded Ukraine. Ben Franta commented: "The gas industry wants us to believe that more gas makes us more secure, but more gas leads to more climate change which in reality makes us less secure."
Extreme glacial melting threatens coastal communities across the world, experts warn
Rupert Stuart-Smith told The Express that communities will increasingly use justice systems to address climate change impacts. People hit by climate change through little to no fault of their own are taking on major polluters – and winning, he said.