Climate legal paradox: Judges issue dueling rulings for cities suing fossil fuel companies

“One federal judge ruled three city cases belong in state court. Another, in the same California courthouse, says federal court is the proper home for two others.

The contradictory rulings by the judges—both Democratic appointees who serve in the same San Francisco courthouse just two floors apart—were handed down in lawsuits targeting oil and gas companies, including Exxon, Chevron, BP, ConocoPhilips and Shell, for damages associated with climate change.”

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