Local communities are taking the world’s largest polluters to court. And they’re using the legal strategy that got tobacco companies to pay up. #climatejustice
Citizens around the world are sick of paying for climate-related damages to their communities - #ClimateLitigation asks the companies responsible for the greatest contribution to #climatechange to cover their fair share of the costs. #BillBigOil
Big Polluters need to take responsibility for the consequences of the damage they’ve caused
Climate Change Could Destroy His Home in Peru. So He Sued an Energy Company in Germany. - The New York Times “Now a new wave of lawsuits is testing whether fossil-fuel companies can be made to pay for the costs of climate change.”
Climate change could destroy his home in Peru. So he sued an energy company in Germany. writes about how local communities are taking the world’s largest polluters to court.
Climate Change Could Destroy His Home in Peru. So He Sued an Energy Company in Germany. - The New York Times #climatechange #auspol ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦
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"a new wave of lawsuits is testing whether fossil-fuel companies can be made to pay for the costs of climate change" #ExtinctionRebellion
#ClimateChange Could Destroy His Home in Peru. So He Sued an Energy Company in #Germany
”Legal systems have long struggled with the best way to respond when individuals have been harmed by others. Who qualifies as a victim, and what counts as a misdeed? How can harm be traced and measured?”