Harvard journal accepts left-wing paper accusing fossil fuel industry of homicide
In a recent development, the Harvard Law & Policy Review has accepted a left-wing paper that accuses the fossil fuel industry of homicide. The paper, titled Fossil Fuel Industry Homicide: A Legal Analysis, argues that the industry's actions have led to the deaths of thousands of people and that executives should be held accountable for their role in perpetuating the climate crisis. The paper's author, Richard Wiles, is the executive director of the Center for Climate Integrity, a nonprofit organization that advocates for holding fossil fuel companies accountable for the costs of climate change. Wiles argues that the fossil fuel industry has known about the dangers of climate change for decades but has continued to promote the use of fossil fuels, leading to the deaths of people around the world. The paper cites several examples of the industry's culpability, including the 2017 Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, which was exacerbated by climate change and resulted in the deaths of thousands of people. The paper also points to the industry's role in air pollution, which is responsible for millions of deaths each year. The paper's acceptance by the Harvard Law & Policy Review has sparked controversy, with some arguing that it is an example of left-wing bias in academia. However, others have praised the journal for taking on a controversial topic and promoting critical thinking. Regardless of one's opinion on the paper, it is clear that the fossil fuel industry has played a significant role in the climate crisis and its associated deaths. As the world continues to grapple with the effects of climate change, it is important to hold those responsible accountable for their actions. The Harvard Law & Policy Review's decision to publish this paper is a step in that direction.