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Joint letter to Premier Horgan on a Liability for Climate-related Harms Act

Subject: 
Climate Change Litigation
Author: 
Andrew Gage
Summary: 

West Coast Environmental Law is one of more than 50 groups sending this letter to Premier John Horgan asking the BC government to enact a Liability for Climate-related Harms Act. This legislation, modeled on a BC law that defined the legal rules for suing Big Tobacco for BC Healthcare costs, would clarify the legal rules for people harmed by climate change to sue fossil fuel companies for a fair share of climate costs. Enacting such legislation will protect BC communities while sending a financial signal to fossil fuel companies and their investors.

This letter was accompanied by two enclosures:

Publication Date: 
July 16, 2018
Publication Pages: 
4
Publication City: 
Vancouver
Publication Format: 
PDF