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?

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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

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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

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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.