A Judge Has Rejected Shell’s Latest Attempt to Dismiss a Connecticut Climate Lawsuit

Boating on New Haven Harbor

A Connecticut judge last week rejected Shell’s latest attempt to quash a climate lawsuit accusing the company of disregarding the severe climate change-driven risks to its fuel and chemical depot on the east bank of New Haven Harbor. The ruling, coming about a year after the federal district court in Connecticut denied Shell’s motion to […]

Connecticut bans utilities from billing customers for lobbying efforts

Photograph of the exterior of the Connecticut State Capitol Building in Hartford, Conn.

This story was originally published by Grist, and is republished here as part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration strengthening coverage of the climate crisis. On June 29, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont signed a law to prohibit the state’s investor-owned utilities from charging customers for lobbying expenses and other efforts to sway political […]