How does accountability for damage done by climate change balance out against fossil fuel use? Or should it?

Amy Weservelt reviews how this issue is being addressed in climate change litgation involving cities and big oil in California.  All this is still going on in the context of a fight over the court’s jurisdiciton.

https://www.climateliabilitynews.org/2018/06/06/calif-climate-suits-william-alsup/

A similar suit has been mounted in Colorado where Canadian oil major Suncor is a defendant.  Here an interesting fact is that the Plaintiff’s are not coastal cities.

https://www.climateliabilitynews.org/2018/04/17/colorado-climate-lawsuits-exxon-suncor/

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