A (non-comprehensive) list of interesting and relevant climate change, climate policy, and environmental justice stories.

European court rules human rights violated by climate inaction. A group of older Swiss women has won the first-ever climate case victory in the European Court of Human Rights. (read the full story here)

Switzerland’s climate failures breached human rights, top court rules. The judgment doesn’t include any sanctions on the Swiss government but sets an important precedent. (read the full story here)

Water Scarcity and Clean Energy Collide in South Texas. A high-tech chemical company has purchased the last available water in the Nueces River to make hydrogen and ammonia for export. (read the full story here)

Residents of One of Arizona’s Last Ecologically Intact Valleys Try to Detour the Largest Renewable Energy Project in the US. The SunZia transmission line that would carry wind energy from New Mexico to California has sparked one of the most consequential fights over the development of green spaces for green energy. (read the full story here)

More Federal Money to Speed Repair of Historic Mining Harms in Pennsylvania. Infrastructure funding helps state efforts to fix subsidence, water pollution and stream destruction. (read the full story here)

New EPA limits on ‘forever chemicals’ in drinking water could cost $1.5 billion per year to implement. The EPA issued a new rule requiring water treatment facilities to remove some specific carcinogenic chemicals, commonly referred to as PFAS or “forever chemicals.” (read the full story here)

An extraordinary run of record heat could usher in a long, hot summer — ‘and not in a good way.’ The European Union’s Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) said March was the 10th month in a row when temperatures have been hotter than ever for the respective time of year. (read the full story here)