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Federal judge tosses out climate change lawsuit


NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's effort to hold oil companies responsible for global warming was rejected by a judge Thursday who said placing blame for the issue is not the judiciary's responsibility.

U.S. District Judge John F. Keenan said global warming is a problem best left to the other two branches of government.

"The immense and complicated problem of global warming requires a comprehensive solution that weighs the global benefits of fossil fuel use with the gravity of the impending harms," Keenan wrote in his decision.

Keenan said the lawsuit implicates countless foreign government...

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