Emmett Institute on Climate Change & the Environment

KQED Interviews Ann Carlson on Cities’ Lawsuits Against Oil Firms

Professor Ann Carlson was interviewed by KQED on recent ongoing lawsuits made by various coastal cities against oil companies, alleging that the energy giants knowingly contributed to climate change and should begin paying for it. “If you can show evidence that a defendant engaged in a campaign to obfuscate, it’s more than just a nice detail. Evidence helps,” Carlson says.

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