Local Governments Want Fossil Fuel Companies To Pay For Climate Damages

HuffPost — The newest wave of climate change lawsuits doesn’t target states or the federal government, or even the power plants that spew planet-warming pollution.

These latest suits are from cities and counties who want to go after the oil, natural gas and coal producers directly, demanding money to help them cover the escalating costs of wildfires, landslides and other climate-linked disasters.