8 Answers to the Judge’s Climate Change Questions in Cities vs. Fossil Fuels Case

Carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels, deforestation and other sources trap heat, warming the planet and fueling sea level rise. A NASA simulation shows how this greenhouse gases spreads around the world, affecting regions far from its points of origin. Credit: NASA

San Francisco and Oakland want to hold fossil fuel companies liable for sea level rise costs. In an unusual move, the judge ordered a climate tutorial for the court.

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