Exxon, Shell and other carbon producers sued for sea level rises in California

“As a trio of lawsuits claim compensation for sea rises resulting from fossil fuel emissions, campaigners say carbon majors must change their business models…these companies are clinging to an outdated business model that is not compatible with a safe climate and liveable communities.”

Full article: https://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2017/jul/26/california-communities-lawsuit-exxon-shell-climate-change-carbon-majors-sea-level-rises?CMP=new_1194&CMP=

Image: Houses hanging over a cliff in Pacifica, San Mateo County, California. Storms and powerful waves have been intensifying erosion in the area. Photograph: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images


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