Senators File Brief in Ninth Circuit Case to Hold Big Oil Responsible for Climate Change

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Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Edward J. Markey (D-MA), and Kamala Harris (D-CA) have filed a brief with the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit calling out major oil companies for blocking action in Congress on climate change. The senators filed their brief in a case pitting the cities of Oakland and San Francisco against major oil companies in a dispute over costs stemming from climate change….

An excerpt from ED Markey, Senator for Massachusetts