The fossil fuel era is coming to an end, but the lawsuits are just beginning

 

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The Conversation | 18 December 2018 isds.bilaterals.org

The fossil fuel era is coming to an end, but the lawsuits are just beginning

by Kyla Tienhaara

Canada Research Chair in Economy and Environment, Queen’s University, Ontario

“Coal is dead.”

These are not the words of a Greenpeace activist or left-wing politician, but of Jim Barry, the global head of the infrastructure investment group at Blackrock — the world’s largest asset manager. Barry made this statement in 2017, but the writing has been on the wall for longer than that. Continue reading “The fossil fuel era is coming to an end, but the lawsuits are just beginning”

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