October 30, 2020 - Climate Litigation Watch

New Filing Against Climate “Lawfare”

CLW just noticed this post on Energy in Depth. The petition seeking judicial defense against what the Texas Court of Appeals acknowledged is climate “lawfare” being waged across the country — what one might call “going after climate denialism–along with a bunch of state and local prosecutors nationwide” — to be very timely amid the […]

1st Circuit Court of Appeals Allows Rhode Island “Sustainable Funding Stream” Climate Tort Case to Go Back to State Court

Yesterday, as a similar action out of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit — BP P.L.C. et al. v Mayor & City Council of Baltimore — awaits argument in the United States Supreme Court, a two-judge First Circuit panel issued an opinion upholding a federal district court’s remand of Rhode Island’s case […]