Tag: fossil fuels
With the latest ruling in Oregon, it appears the legal basis has been laid for what the oil industry considers a catastrophe.
"These oil and gas companies knew for decades that their products would harm communities like ours."
Over the last few years, ExxonMobil has come under fire numerous times for lobbying in the UK against electric vehicles, funding Congress and corporate lobby groups to deny climate change, and knowingly misleading the public about the reality of the issue.
In January, the UK government announced plans to phase out coal generation by 2025.
The plan is part of France’s commitment to the Paris climate agreement, and their larger plan of weaning the French economy from fossil fuels.
“It is hard to overstate the significance of this historic announcement by the World Bank.”
The Trump administration is arguing that 21 young Americans do not have a constitutional right to a stable climate.