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Bad Weather? Sue!   December 9th, 2008
Victims of bad weather may be able to sue energy companies       


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I kid you not: A scientist now suggests that people will soon be able to sue energy companies for deaths and damage caused by "climate change."


An Oxford physicist says global warming could soon have a legal component -- energy companies could be sued for deaths and damage resulting from climate change, he theorizes.

"We are starting to get to the point that when an adverse weather event occurs we can quantify how much more likely it was made by human activity," Myles Allen tells the Guardian in a report published Tuesday. "People adversely affected by climate change today are in a position to document and quantify their losses. This is going to be hugely important."

There seems to have been a flood of stories lately that just leaves me lost for words. This is one of them.

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