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Will Big Oil Have To Pay Up Like Big Tobacco?

11/12/2018 | 5m 58s

Today, lawsuits are positioning climate change as this generation's smoking: it pollutes the air, it’s caused by burning chemicals we buy from a handful of huge companies, and it’s dangerous to human health. Fossil fuel companies are being taken to court just like tobacco companies were, because of what they knew and when. Should they be forced to pay for damages from climate change?

Aired: 11/12/18

Rating: NR

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