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Climate Cases Poised for Bigger Fights as Courts Clear Hurdles

Judges have issued momentous decisions in climate-focused lawsuits in recent months, but state and local governments have a long way to go in their efforts to hold BP Plc, Exxon Mobil Corp., and others liable for the impacts of global temperature rise.

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Coronavirus and Force Majeure Clauses

Covid-19 has legal teams exploring whether to turn to a rarely tested section of their contracts: the force majeure, or act of god, clause.

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