Work for Fossil Fuel Clients Exposes Agencies to Increasing Legal Risks, New Report Says

Activist group Clean Creatives points to more than 1,800 climate litigation cases in 39 countries

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If you’re an agency, working for Big Oil might get you sued.

That’s the message of a new report from activist group Clean Creatives, a campaign by Fossil Free Media to encourage the advertising and PR industry to cut ties with fossil fuel companies. The 17-page publication, titled Smoke and Mirrors: The Legal Risks of Fossil Fuel Advertising, tracks the explosive rise in climate litigation in recent years.

Over the last six years, the cumulative number of climate-related cases has more than doubled, the report found.

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