PBS NewsHour

How fossil fuel shakeups, legal losses affect climate change

Clip: 05/27/2021 | 5m 38s | Video has closed captioning.

Three major oil and gas firms — ExxonMobil, Royal Dutch Shell and Chevron — suffered hits in court and among their own investors Wednesday, amid pressure for businesses and governments to seriously curtail emissions that drive climate change. William Brangham explores the significance of the hits with Dr. Leah Stokes, a political scientist with expertise in environmental and energy policy.

Aired: 05/27/21

Rating: NR

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