I get really confused about some of this stuff:
This is not exactly a surprise; scientists were writing about it at the time. It’s one reason I was so angry when Obama took his daughters swimming in the Gulf to get vacation goers to come back — you can be sure his kids were scrubbed within an inch of their lives, but other people thought it must be safe if the president was taking his kids there to swim!
The investors representing nearly $113 billion in assets sent a letter to 58 companies saying that firms seeking to make use of the rule changes put themselves and their investors at “significant risk of public backlash and stranded assets, should these actions be legally challenged or protections be restored by the courts or by future administrations.”
The companies include Chevron Corp, Exxon Mobil Corp and Weyerhaeuser Co.
The epicenter is on a “slip plate” fault similar to the San Andreas.