Why American Communities Are Suing Big Oil For Climate Damages

Jeffrey B. Simon is part of a legal team taking on Big Oil over the 2021 Pacific Northwest Heat Dome disaster — and says the era of fossil fuel companies evading responsibility for their role in the climate crisis is ending.

Oregon county sues big oil over 2021 heatwave that killed dozens of people

Multnomah county is suing 17 companies for the fatal heatwave, seeking billions to upgrade public services and infrastructure…