This story is part of a collection called Sue the Bastards: Stories about hauling climate change scoundrels into court and suing their pants off. Read more here. Also from author Mitch Anderson in this series: When Politics Fail, Call the Lawyers.
Mitch Anderson is a frequent contributor the The Tyee, a Vancouver-based online newspaper, writing mailing on the environment, climate change and resource economics. His work has also appeared in Foreign Policy, The Guardian, Utne Reader and Desmog Blog.