The Australia Institute | 30-nov-2023
Clive Palmer’s controversial legal strategies challenge Australia’s trade agreements and environmental laws, and have profound implications for global climate action.
IIED | 30-nov-2023
To achieve the Paris Agreement’s climate goals, states must move away from fossil fuels. But investor–state dispute settlement (ISDS) — a system that enables companies to take states to international arbitration — can increase the cost of this transition.
Africa Intelligence | 24-nov-2023
The battle over block OPL 245 between Nigeria and Italian major ENI was suspended on 16 November.
Global Justice Now | 24-nov-2023
Notes from the Energy Charter Treaty Conference reveal plans for the controversial Energy Charter Treaty to expand to more oil-producing countries.
The Guardian | 20-nov-2023
Officials fear secret courts will block climate action and divert billions into coffers of fossil fuel investors.
UCL Press | 17-nov-2023
The Energy Charter Treaty can be deployed to expand the fossil fuel industry’s rights and contextually counter democratic forces that animate the ecological transition.
SOMO | 15-nov-2023
German energy company RWE has announced its intention to withdraw its international arbitration proceedings against the Dutch state at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes.
Energy Voice | 6-nov-2023
Zenith Energy has launched international arbitration in Paris against state-owned Entreprise Tunisienne d’Activités Pétrolières (ETAP).
Public Citizen | 3-nov-2023
The groups argue that removing ISDS — which has prioritized corporate rights over those of governments, people, and the planet — is needed to protect policies necessary for a clean energy transition.
Euromaidan Press | 3-nov-2023
DTEK Group prevails in The Hague case, securing a $267 million award from Russia for the confiscation of assets in occupied Crimea.