Case profile: Kivalina lawsuit (re global warming)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Published on: 26 June 2013

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre case profile for lawsuit against AES, American Electric Power,BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, DTE Energy, Duke Energy, Dynegy, Edison Intl., ExxonMobil, MidAmerican Energy, Mirant, NRG Energy, Peabody Energy, Pinnacle West, Reliant Energy, Shell, Southern Company and Xcel Energy. Kivalina, a Native Alaskan village, claimed that the defendants’ contribution to global warming through their emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gasses substantially and unreasonably interferes with its rights to use and enjoy public and private property in Kivalina.]

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Related companies: AES American Electric Power Berkshire Hathaway BP Chevron ConocoPhillips DTE Energy Duke Energy Dynegy Edison International ExxonMobil MidAmerican Energy (part of Berkshire Hathaway) Mirant (part of NRG Energy) NRG Energy Peabody Energy Pinnacle West Capital Reliant Energy Shell Southern Company Xcel Energy