Suing For Climate Change and the City's Plan to Divest From Fossil Fuels

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Zachary Carter, corporation counsel of the City of New York, talks about the city's climate lawsuit against the five biggest oil companies. Then, New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer talks about the city's plan to divest its pension funds from fossil fuels.

On the city's plan to divest city pension fund investments from fossil fuel producers, @NYCComptroller says fossil fuel companies "are the past; we want to look at renewables...that's the future."

— Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) January 11, 2018

The city's plan for pension fund fossil fuel divestment is not immediately a done deal -- @NYCComptroller says they don't envision this as a hit to the pension funds...but they're still examining.

— Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) January 11, 2018

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