Why US climate lawsuits against Big Oil matter in Canada

US Supreme Court Building

By Andrew Gage   The past few weeks have seen a couple of important developments in the U.S. court cases brought against fossil fuel companies for the costs of climate change. First, on May 15th and April 24th, the U.S. Supreme Court refused applications by fossil fuel companies to halt climate lawsuits filed against them by […]

Gibsons votes to sue Big Oil

Sunshine Coast Sue Big Oil delegation to Gibsons Council

For Immediate Release – March 8, 2023 GIBSONS, BC – Last night, Gibsons Council voted unanimously to work with other local governments in BC to file a class action lawsuit against global fossil fuel companies to recover a fair share of the climate costs they are incurring. This means setting aside at least $1 per […]

Vancouver votes on Sue Big Oil!

Person carrying "Save our Planet" sign in front of Vancouver City Hall

Exciting news! Vancouver City Councillor Adriane Carr has tabled a Motion in support of the Sue Big Oil campaign. If the motion passes, the City would add a fund for a class action lawsuit against fossil fuel companies to the draft 2023 city budget – with $1 per resident or about $662,000. Needless to say, […]