Some of the biggest oil and gas companies are embroiled in legal disputes with cities, states and children over the industry’s role in global warming.
Updated Oct. 24 with New York’s attorney general suing Exxon.
A wave of legal challenges that is washing over the oil and gas industry, demanding accountability for climate change, started as a ripple after revelations that ExxonMobil had long recognized the threat fossil fuels pose to the world.
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Original Title: Fossil Fuels on Trial: Where the Major Climate Change Lawsuits Stand Today
Full Text of the Original Article: https://insideclimatenews.org/news/04042018/climate-change-fossil-fuel-company-lawsuits-timeline-exxon-children-california-cities-attorney-general