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Exxon, Shell and other carbon producers sued for sea level rises in California

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Houses hanging over a cliff in Pacifica, San Mateo County, California. Storms and powerful waves have been intensifying erosion in the area. Photograph: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

As a trio of lawsuits claim compensation for sea rises resulting from fossil fuel emissions, campaigners say carbon majors must change their business models

July 26, 2017 — Three Californian communities have launched legal action against some of the world’s biggest oil, gas and coal companies, seeking compensation for the current and future costs Continue reading Exxon, Shell and other carbon producers sued for sea level rises in California