California sues oil and gas companies over climate destruction

Posted on AllSides September 16th, 2023
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California on Saturday filed a sweeping lawsuit against some of the world's largest oil and natural gas companies, blaming them for climate change-related destruction and demanding compensation. The civil suit, filed in the state Superior Court in San Francisco, accuses the firms of covering up the environmental cost of fossil fuels and seeks the creation of a fund, supported by the companies, that would pay for recovery efforts after storms and wildfires, according to reporting by the Associated Press. Exxon Mobil, Shell, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, and BP are named as plaintiffs....

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