The House Passed a Bill to Renew a Controversial Foreign Surveillance Tool

The City of New York is suing the world’s biggest energy companies, accusing them of willfully deceiving the public, contributing to global climate change, and endangering the city and its residents in the name of lush profits. In a legal complaint that names BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil, and Royal Dutch Shell, the city said the companies … Continue reading “Bill de Blasio accuses “big oil” of pulling a slick one on NYC” The City of New York is suing the world’s biggest energy companies, accusing them of willfully deceiving the public, contributing to global climate change, and endangering the city and its residents in the name of lush profits. In a legal complaint that names BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil, and Royal Dutch Shell, the city said the companies “deliberately engaged in a campaign of deception and denial about global warming and its impacts.”Read Full Story

NYC taking steps to divest pension funds of fossil fuels

New York City officials are citing climate change as their motivation to join a growing number of investors ridding themselves of financial interest in fossil fuels.

Wed 10 Jan 18 from Phys.org

NYC sues oil companies for the cost of adapting to climate change

Will also pull its pension funds out of their stocks.

Wed 10 Jan 18 from Ars Technica

New York City Sues 5 Major Oil Companies For Climate Change Related Damages

New York City has filed suit against 5 major oil companies asking them to pay to clean up the mess they have made. It also says its pension fund will sell off its shared in oil companies. Can ...

Thu 11 Jan 18 from CleanTechnica

Bill de Blasio accuses “big oil” of pulling a slick one on NYC

The City of New York is suing the world’s biggest energy companies, accusing them of willfully deceiving the public, contributing to global climate change, and endangering the city and ...

Wed 10 Jan 18 from Fastcompany Tech

NYC sues, divests from oil firms over climate change

NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City is taking on the oil industry on two fronts, announcing a lawsuit Wednesday that blames the top five oil companies for contributing to global warming and ...

Wed 10 Jan 18 from AP

NYC sues, divests from oil firms over climate change, Wed 10 Jan 18 from AP

The Latest: Oil companies dispute climate lawsuit claims

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on New York City's actions on oil investments, and lawsuit against oil companies over climate change (all times local):...

Wed 10 Jan 18 from AP

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