USA JUDGE THROWS OUT CASE AGAINST OIL COMPANIES

The USA federal judge was right to throw out the recent case brought by Californian cities against oil companies asking for damages for the effects of climate change. See here. He was wise not to get into the science, though he did accept that Co2 would cause some warming. As the judge said, this is a matter for the government. If any court started to consider damages of this kind they would be opening a Pandora’s box in which the scientific arguments would be impossible to consider between what was natural versus man made; let alone what proportion of a local weather event was due to the emissions of each individual oil company.

via climate science

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July 2, 2018 at 01:30AM

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