Rhode Island Lawsuit Against the Energy Industry Archives - Climate Litigation Watch

“Climate Nuisance” Plaintiff Stays in State Court

A federal judge has allowed “climate nuisance” plaintiff Rhode Island to proceed in state court in its tort bar-led effort to obtain “help paying for” climate change. Specifically, Chief Judge William Smith from the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island yesterday returned the state’s climate nuisance case to state court. Smith opened […]