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Oil Majors Face Lawsuits on Climate Change Issues

The companies have been accused of causing an adverse impact on the climate, resulting in global warming. The plaintiffs hold these fossil fuel companies accountable for rising sea levels, changing landscapes, higher global temperatures and increased risk of storms and droughts. The cities are located on the opposite sides of San Francisco Bay, and the lawsuit claims that the region’s water level is already on the rise. If the companies lose the case, they will be liable to pay billions of dollars in fines. Though the lawsuits do not specify the compensation amount, updating San Francisco’s seawall alone could cost up to $5 billion. FULL ARTICLE

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  1. Dan Jackson says:

    What a waste of tax dollars, suing the oil companies for causing global warming. If the court for some crazy reason finds the companies liable, maybe as part of the settlement besides paying billions of dollars in fines, they will be prohibited from producing these harmful products. all the cities will rejoice, until there is no more gas for the cars, diesel fuel for the trucks, or heating oil for the homes. people will get tired of walking, and get cold and hungry in a very shot time. I’m not defending the oil cos. but this is a classic case of petroleum being a necessary evil for now, until something better comes along.

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