New York City Sues Fossil Fuel Companies for 200 Years of Climate Destruction

Google Alerts - "climate change" disaster "greenhouse gas" 2018-01-13

Court filings for the suit explicitly cite the fact that just 100 companies have been responsible for around 70 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions since the industrial revolution. Asking oil majors to pay, the document argues, will “shift the costs of protecting the city from climate change impacts back on ...