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Link: More Oil Companies Could Join Exxon Mobil as Focus of Climate Investigations

melian          6 November 2015 01:48 PM


From the article: Energy experts said prosecutors may decide to investigate companies that chose to fund or join organizations that questioned climate science or policies designed to address the problem ...



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is4junk 7 November 2015 09:26 AM
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Hopefully, this has a similar outcome as the obesity lawsuits against fast food.


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melian 8 November 2015 07:37 AM
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Are sure Mcdonalds won a final victory? The first lawsuits against the tobacco industry were thrown out of courts, but the lawyers just kept trying until they succeeded.


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is4junk 8 November 2015 10:22 AM
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No, I don't have that much faith in the US court system. But I'll take even a delay in bad judgement if that is all I can get.

Too be honest the case of against tobacco was overwhelming. Smokers were 25x more likely to get lung cancer. It is hard to overlook that much linkage despite the Tobaccos industries best effort.

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VoiceOfRa 7 November 2015 09:02 AM
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Ah, yes. Good old fashioned abuse of government power to suppress dissent.


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