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Commentary: Making oil companies pay for climate change isn't the right move for science or the Constitution

The federal courts are not meant to provide a remedy for every ill of the world, including climate change. In such matters, we need to rely on the political branches to take charge.

That was the primary message out of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California when Judge William Alsup dismissed Oakland's and San Francisco's high-profile lawsuits against

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