FILE – A small tractor clears water from a business as flood waters block a street, July 12, 2023, in Barre, Vt. Vermont has become the first state to enact a law requiring fossil fuel companies to pay a share of the damage caused by climate change, Thursday, May 30, 2024, after the state suffered catastrophic summer flooding and damage from other extreme weather. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, file)Continue Reading