New York City Declares War On The Oil Industry

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  1. As New York City Declares War On The Oil Industry, The Politically Impossible Suddenly Seems Possible  UPROXX
  2. New York City’s Fossil Fuel Divestment Could Spur Global Shift  Earth Island Journal
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  4. Bill de Blasio: This is why New York is suing and divesting from Big Oil  Washington Post
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New York City s lawsuit for climate damages raises the prospect that oil companies may have to pay for rising sea levels and extreme weather..The home of Wall Street announced on Wednesday that it will be divesting its massive pension fund from fossil fuels. That hits fossil fuel giants where it hurts..McKibben writes Over the years, the capital of the fight against climate change has been Kyoto, or Paris that s where the symbolic political agreements to try and curb the earth s greenhouse gas emissions have been negotiated and signed. But now, New York City vaulted to leadership in the battle..Suing five big oil companies for billions in damages..

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