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: Climate change lawsuits heating up

Climate Cast

September 28, 2017

8 minutes

San Francisco and Oakland, California are suing five major oil companies saying they are accountable for the effects of climate change. The cities are suing Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil, Royal Dutch Shell, and BP. MPR News' Paul Huttner spoke with two attorneys who are following the suit. Mehmet Konar-Steenberg teaches Energy and Environmental Law with Mitchell Hamline School of Law in the Twin Cities and Michael Berger is with Columbia Law School.