Tag: big oil
Experts’ discoveries lie at the heart of two dozen lawsuits that hope to hold the industry accountable for devastating damage.
The move could make it harder for landowners to sue companies that pollute water tables.
“We can stop this insane corporate welfare and use it to pay for a renewable energy future.”
“These companies are producing a significant percentage of the carbon that we use, which is destroying our planet, and we want to know what they are doing to transform their companies away from fossil fuel.”
This industry push is a concerted effort to squash climate liability lawsuits.
“Refiners previously eking out a narrow profit — or acceptable loss — must decide whether their operations justify costly and necessary maintenance. Deferring work risks even more expensive, unplanned shutdowns.”
“I'm willing to hold you accountable for lying about climate change for 30 years when you secretly knew the entire time that fossil fuels emissions would destroy our planet.”
“We are suing to hold [Big Oil] accountable and to make them pay for the damages done to our state.”
Titled "No Clean-Up, No Justice," the new report explains that for "more than five decades, the people of Ogoniland, in the Niger Delta, have struggled against oil pollution, destruction of the environment and human rights violations."