Take greenhouse polluters to the cleaners

 作者:钟离荨舣     |      日期:2019-04-04 10:09:10
By Fred Pearce Forget the Kyoto protocol: it’s a waste of time and energy. Why spend a decade arguing over the odd percentage point reduction in greenhouse gas emissions? The only way to get to grips with climate change is to take it to the courts, claims maverick climate modeller Myles Allen of the University of Oxford. If science can nail climate change as a probable cause of deadly weather events, like the heatwave that hit Europe in the summer of 2003, then global warming becomes a matter for product liability law. Get the big oil companies in court,