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New York City wants oil companies to pay for climate change

New York City has become the first major U.S. city to divest its pension funds from all fossil fuel investments. The City also filed a lawsuit against five large oil companies for contributing to climate change......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnJan 12th, 2018

New York steps up legal fight against ExxonMobil

Mayor Bill de Blasio sued five oil companies on Wednesday, seeking to hold them responsible for present and future damages to the city from climate change......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 11th, 2018

New York City sues Shell, ExxonMobil and other oil companies over climate change

But one oil company spokesman called the suit “factually and legally meritless.".....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 11th, 2018

Oil Companies Must Pay New York City For Climate Change Impact, Lawsuit Says

The world's biggest oil companies must reimburse New York City for billions of dollars in repairs and planning to combat climate change partly caused by the fossil-fuel-burning companies, a new lawsuit charged Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 10th, 2018

The Latest: Oil companies dispute climate lawsuit claims

The Latest on New York City's actions on oil investments, and lawsuit against oil companies over climate change (all times local): 11:55 a.m......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 10th, 2018

NYC sues, divests from oil firms over climate change

New York City sued five major oil companies, claiming they have contributed to global warming, on the same day officials announced they will sell off billions in fossil-fuel investments from the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 10th, 2018

Oil giants sued by NYC over climate change allegations

New York City sued five major oil companies, claiming they have contributed to global warming, on the same day officials announced they will sell off billions in fossil fuel investments from the city's pension funds......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 10th, 2018

New York City Is Suing Big Oil Over Climate Change

A lawsuit claims they knew what they were doing to the planet. The New York City government is attempting to shift the costs of bracing the city for climate change onto the world’s five largest publicly traded o.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 11th, 2018

De Blasio Divests NYC’s Pension Funds

The divestment movement has come to the east coast. On Wednesday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) announced that his administration was stepping up to lead the fight against climate change. In a speech on Wednesday, De Blasio [&#.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 10th, 2018

New York City sues Shell, ExxonMobil, and other oil majors over climate change

But one oil company spokesman called the suit “factually and legally meritless.".....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 10th, 2018

New York City to Exxon: Pay up for climate change costs

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Category: topSource: moneyJan 10th, 2018

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 entities divesting themselves of financial interest in fossil fuels......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 10th, 2018

No more excuses for the city"s biggest energy hogs

A recently leaked federal report on climate change made clear that unless the world unites to drastically cut back carbon emissions, the Earth will continue to warm. For New York City to be part of... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 23rd, 2017

Dis-United States - Billionaire Bloomberg Builds Coalition Of States To Combat Climate Change

Billionaire, and former New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg would like for you to know that, despite T.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 2nd, 2017

Trump: Climate change action depends on ‘how much it’s going to cost’ US companies

President-elect Donald Trump told the New York Times during a wide-ranging interview on Tuesday that his stance on taking climate change action will depend on what it costs US corporations.  In response to a question from the Times' editorial page ed.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 23rd, 2016

"It is happening here and now": New York City is prepping for the looming threat of climate change

© AFP/File Timothy A. ClaryNew York (AFP) - On calm days, waters innocently wash against the aging seawalls at Manhattan's southernmost park, but in decades to come they could inundate the island's lower districts. If the latest apocalyptic climate chang.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 11th, 2016

Climate change could plunge tens of millions of city dwellers into poverty by 2031

Thomson Reuters NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Climate change could plunge tens of millions of city dwellers into poverty in the next 15 years, threatening to undo decades of development efforts, the World Bank said on Wednesday. Fast-growing cit.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 12th, 2016

Should New York City Sue Its Mayor?

Will New York City's mayor stop personally doing what the city is suing tobacco companies for?.....»»

Category: topSource: incJan 17th, 2018

Should New York City Sue Mayor de Blasio?

Will New York City's mayor stop personally doing what the city is suing tobacco companies for?.....»»

Category: topSource: incJan 17th, 2018

This Cincinnati company ranks among top 50 in nation for diversity

Macy’s Inc. (NYSE: M), which this month announced it will close its downtown Cincinnati store in March, is among 50 companies recognized by a national magazine for its diversity efforts. New York City-based Black Enterprise in collaboration with.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 16th, 2018

New York City is taking on the oil industry by selling off billions in fossil fuel investments and suing the top five oil companies

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 10th, 2018