Rising Seas, Rising Litigation: NPR Talks with Ann Carlson About Climate Change Suits

Coastal cities and counties are suing oil corporations for property damage associated with rising sea levels, alleging the corporations knew about the impacts of climate change and misled the public. NPR’s Weekend Edition interviewed Ann Carlson, Shirley Shapiro Professor of Environmental Law and co-director of the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, about the chances for success and the role of litigation in addressing climate change.

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