17 Apr '18, 7pm

Colorado Communities Sue ExxonMobil and Suncor for Climate Damages

The Colorado communities contend that ExxonMobil and Suncor were aware that their products caused global warming as early as 1968, when a report commissioned by the American Petroleum Institute (API), the U.S oil and gas industry's premier trade association, warned of the threat burning fossil fuels posed to the climate. Subsequent reports and memos prepared for API and its member companies came to similar conclusions. Regardless, ExxonMobil and Suncor not only continued to produce and market fossil fuel products without disclosing their risks, the complaint charges, they also engaged in a decades-long disinformation campaign to manufacture public doubt and confusion about the reality and seriousness of climate change.

Full article: https://www.ecowatch.com/colorado-sues-exxonmobil-2560966...

Tweets

Boulder, Colorado, is the latest city to sue Bi...

grist.org 17 Apr '18, 10pm

Boulder, Colorado, is the latest city to sue Big Oil over climate change. Remember those lawsuits California and New York ...

Florida Youth Sue Governor for Climate Action

ecowatch.com 17 Apr '18, 2pm

Climate change poses a key risk to low-lying Florida. When Climate Central ranked the 25 U.S. coastal cities that would be...

Time for a climate damages tax?

Time for a climate damages tax?

neweconomics.org 21 Apr '18, 8am

David Powell Subject Lead - Environment Another week, another oil company telling us that we have no choice but to keep on...

"Navigating the Climate Change Minefield with M...

ucsusa.org 17 Apr '18, 6pm

Yeah, you know, the problem we were actually interested in, we were using what are known as proxy records. These are thing...