Emmett Institute on Climate Change & the Environment

Ann Carlson and Sean Hecht Quoted by Climate Liability News on Lawsuit against Chevron

Professors Ann Carlson and Sean Hecht of the Emmett Institute were quoted by Climate Liability News on a climate change lawsuit brought by communities in California against Chevron, which has filed a complaint for indemnity and contribution against Statoil, a Norwegian energy giant. The move looks like “a strategic move to paint a more complicated picture about global contributors to climate change,” Carlson said. “It’s normal to see concerns about indemnification arise early in a case of this complexity and scope,” added Hecht.

Professor Carlson was also quoted on the same topic in Cal Matters.

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