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The Conversation: The fossil fuel era is coming to an end, but the lawsuits are just beginning

By Kyla Tienhaara, Assistant Professor, School of Environmental Studies, and Canada Research Chair in Economy and Environment.
This article is republished from The Conversation.

A coal mine near the mountains in Alberta.
A coal mine near the mountains in Alberta. (Shutterstock)

“Coal is dead.”

These are not the words of a Greenpeace activist or left-wing politician, but of Jim Barry, the global head of the infrastructure investment group at Blackrock — the world’s largest asset manager. Barry made this statement in 2017, but the writing has been on the wall for longer than that.

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