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Could the International Criminal Court Start Prosecuting Climate Crimes?

The International Criminal Court at The Hague ( ICC ) has released a new set of proposed rule changes that could open the door to prosecuting individuals, governments, and perhaps even corporations for environmental crimes against humanity, such as oil spills, deforestation, and excessive carbon emissions. Click here for reuse options! Tags: exxon bp deepwater horizon International Crimin
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