[About climate-related class action lawsuits against Big Oil:] “It’s sort of bizarre that the users of our [petroleum] products say: ‘Well actually we didn’t want your product. So why did you force it on us?’ I don’t think also that in the end it will solve anything other than maybe redistributing wealth to a certain class of the economy.” 

Ben van Beurden, CEO of Royal Dutch Shell  [Environmentalists counter that this resembles the reaction of Big Tobacco to class action lawsuits decades ago.]

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