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New York City to Sue Oil and Gas Giants Amid Fossil Fuel Divestment

HeadlineJan 11, 2018

New York City said Wednesday it will sue five fossil fuel giants over their contributions to global warming. The suit, targeting BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil and Royal Dutch Shell, came as New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced plans to divest some $5 billion in fossil fuel investments from the city’s public employee pension fund.

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