Monthly Archives: March 2018

California Climate Change Case Against Oil Producers Remains in Federal Court

Mon Mar 19th, On Environmental Law, by

Many cities across California are turning to the judiciary to address the effects of climate change. In the past year, eight California cities and municipalities have filed lawsuits against major oil producers seeking damages for the companies’ contribution to climate change via their production of fossil fuels. In September of 2017, the cities of San Francisco and Oakland filed suit against BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, and Exxon Mobil, claiming damages and […]

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