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What the papers say - THE INDEPENDENT

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Environmentalists are to sue the US government over global warming, in the first case to recognise the destructive potential of climate change.

Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth are joining cities in Colorado and California to challenge two federal development agencies over billion dollar funding for power plants and oil pipelines. The coalition says the agencies are breaking federal law by failing to assess the cumulative environmental impact of the projects.

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