123. OIL SEE YOU IN COURT: suing the climate culprits

Hello! Can legal action help fight the climate crisis? In December, the Dutch Supreme Court became the first in the world to force a government to reduce carbon emissions - a major decision in a global wave of climate cases. We speak to Tessa Khan from the legal team behind the Dutch case and Tim Crosland, who’s brought similar action in the UK. Then Pat Parenteau explains how US cities are suing fossil fuel companies for their contribution to the crisis.


AND linguist turned podcaster Anat Shenker-Osorio shares what she’s learned about the language behind progressive victories.



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