Sue the Bastards!

Stories about hauling climate change scoundrels into court and suing their pants off. A three-part series.

Stories about hauling climate change scoundrels into court and suing their pants off. A three-part series.

Can Lawsuits Save Planet Earth?

These days, the litigators hauling climate change scoundrels into court are doing more than any politician to keep our environment healthy and livable.

When Politics Fails, Call the Lawyers

It was legal teams—not politicians—that ultimately held the tobacco industry to account. Their next target? Perpetrators of climate change.

Interactive: 30 Years of Suing the Bastards

Early lawsuits like the Exxon Valdez settlement paved the way for the cases now holding climate changers to account. See our timeline of the eco-litigation evolution.