Climate-change lawsuits are coming for Big Oil

You broke it, you bought it, fellas.

Climate-change lawsuits are coming for Big Oil
The number of cases focused on the climate crisis around the world has doubled since 2015. Illustration: Klawe Rzeczy/The Guardian

According to this Guardian article, climate litigation in the US is entering a "game-changing" new phase with a series of upcoming lawsuits that are intended to call Big Oil to account for their role in causing the climate crisis.

Given that our transition to a carbon-free future is going to cost the world trillions of dollars, it only seems appropriate for the major emitters (who knew the impacts of their actions and deliberately hid it from the public for DECADES) to be required to foot the bill.

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