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5Qs: Rothschild on Fighting Climate Change With State “Superfunds”

July 5, 2023

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Read time:

5-15 mins
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Presented by Michigan Law

A new tool in the fight against climate change could impose financial liability on major fossil fuel companies for the effects of greenhouse gas emissions. In this faculty Q&A, Michigan Law professor Rachel Rothschild, explores the idea of “climate superfunds,” including how the concept arose, the upsides of this approach, potential constitutional challenges, and more.

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