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Climate Change in the Courts

December 1, 2023   11:00 am – 12:00 pm Pacific   Virtual

The fight for a safe and livable climate is everywhere — and right now, the courts are becoming a key battleground to hold major polluters accountable. The state of California just filed suit against the five biggest oil companies for their decades of lies, deception, and damages. Young people are suing governments over inaction, saying their fundamental rights to life, liberty, and property are being violated. In response, oil companies have unveiled a “game-ending” strategy to kill climate cases and dodge liability. Join actor and activist, Jane Fonda, for a discussion with California Attorney General, Rob Bonta, to make sense of this climate reckoning and get the inside scoop on landmark cases that may determine the future of our planet.

Tune in on Friday, December 1 at 11am PT / 2pm ET on the websiteFacebookTwitter, or YouTube.

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Meet Rob Bonta

On April 23, 2021, Rob Bonta was sworn in as the 34th Attorney General of the State of California, the first person of Filipino descent and the second Asian-American to occupy the position. Attorney General Bonta’s passion for justice and fairness was instilled in him by his parents, who served on the frontlines of some of America’s most important social justice movements. As the People’s Attorney, he sees seeking accountability from those who abuse their power and harm others as one of the most important functions of the job.

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