Native Village of Kivalina v. ExxonMobil Corp.

ELR Citation: ELR 20236
No(s). 08-1138 (N.D. Cal. Sep 30, 2009)

A district court dismissed an Eskimo village's nuisance claim against 24 oil, energy, and utility companies for their alleged contribution to climate change. The village claimed that the companies are responsible for a substantial portion of the greenhouse gas emissions that are contributing to clim...