Hawaii Environmental Protection Agency agrees to sue Australia over climate change

The Environmental Protection Authority of Hawaii has agreed to a $1.8 billion lawsuit filed by Australia, over a decision to ban a fossil fuel-burning power plant.The Hawaii Court of Appeals issued an injunction on December 5, 2015, ordering the State of Hawaii to comply with the Clean Air Act and the Clean Water Act.The case […]

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Fiji faces $12 billion environmental bill

Fijian Prime Minister Lohana Siti-Mata said the country would face a $12bn bill for its environmental protection in 2017 as it struggles to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and tackle pollution.Mr Siti, whose government has faced criticism for its failure to address climate change, said the bill was to help pay for the $5.2bn climate finance […]

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