Alaskan village to sue energy companies over climate change

March 7, 2008 / No Comments

In a trial that is probably going to take proportions because of the problems it raises, the village of Kivalina in Alaska is suing 24 energy companies for large amounts of greenhouse gases that contributed to global warming and led to coastal erosion, which puts the lives of the 400 residents at risk. (ADN reported) Kivalina is a community of Inupiat ...