Former Interior Secretary says Supreme Court should consider Colorado climate lawsuits against oil companies


Former Interior Secretary Gale Norton is urging the US Supreme Court to take up a climate-related lawsuit by Colorado governments against fossil fuel companies Suncor and ExxonMobil.

Writing in Bloomberg Law, North stated that if the high court  doesn’t, the result could be a string of separate state court rulings that result in chaos. Her opinion piece focused on lawsuits filed in 2018 by the City and County of Boulder and San Miguel County against the two energy companies.

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