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U.S. Supreme Court allows suits against big oil firms for sea level rise to proceed

Two more ambitious lawsuits would be hard to image: in 2017, the cities of Oakland and San Francisco filed separate public nuisance lawsuits against five of the world’s biggest energy companies, seeking to hold them responsible for the local effects of sea level rise. On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to throw the suits […]