Richmond CA – the 9th city to sue fossil fuel giants over climate change.

This article describes why the city of Richmond, CA decided it had to sue those companies that caused climate change. A climate change adaptation study commissioned by the city revealed challenges it will face by 2100. It found that the city’s current levees will not protect it against rising sea levels and its water supply, sourced from runoff from the Sierra Nevada Mountains, is vulnerable to drought.

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