Climate Homicide: Prosecuting Big Oil For Climate Deaths

Source: By David Arkush and Donald Braman, Harvard Environmental Law Review • Posted: Monday, May 27, 2024

The Article finds that in jurisdictions across the United States, fossil fuel companies could be prosecuted for every type of homicide short of first degree murder, a charge it does not evaluate. It also concludes that prosecutions could offer highly effective remedies and that prosecutors should be motivated to seek them.

Climate Homicide: Prosecuting Big Oil For Climate Deaths, by David Arkush and Donald Braman, Harvard Environmental Law Review, May 20, 2024

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=4335779

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