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(Recording) Sue Big Oil

Sue Big Oil campaigners with West Coast Environmental Law and the Georgia Strait Alliance joined the Council of Canadians to talk about how Council chapters could play a key role in pressing municipal governments around B.C. to file a historic class action lawsuit that could have implications around the world.

The effects of climate change are intensifying. The longer we wait to address the crisis, the steeper emissions cuts needed to preserve a habitable climate become. We face a burning question: who is going to pay for the climate crisis?

The Sue Big Oil campaign offers a simple answer: oil and gas companies should pay for the costs of their climate-damaging impacts. After decades of record profits, these companies must be held to account for their role in driving a climate crisis that could cost Canada between $2.8 trillion and $5.5 trillion by 2100.

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