Forum Versus Substance

Should Climate Damages Cases Be Heard in State or Federal Court? Climate change affects communities in calamitous ways: rising seas; increased storm severity, frequency and duration; disruption of the hydrologic cycle (such as extreme heat, extreme precipitation,...

Forum Versus Substance

Should Climate Damages Cases Be Heard in State or Federal Court? Climate change affects communities in calamitous ways: rising seas; increased storm severity, frequency and duration; disruption of the hydrologic cycle (such as extreme heat, extreme precipitation,...

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We must protect Delawareans from the fossil fuel industry’s damage, deception

September 15, 2020

Op-ed co-authored by Attorney General Kathleen Jennings and DNREC Secretary Shawn Garvin.

September 16, 2020

Climate lawsuits against the oil industry are popping up in courts across the country, and experts see this month’s succession of new filings from state and local officials as a sign of more to come.

Charleston sues ‘Big Oil’ for flooding in SC Lowcountry caused by global warming

September 9, 2020

Charleston, South Carolina’s largest city, is the first in the South to file such a lawsuit, joining a growing list of West Coast and Northeastern cities and states.

Big Oil Loses Bid to Rehear California Cities’ Climate Cases (1)

August 12, 2020

California cities sued to cover costs of climate damage.

Local Groups Pause Tijuana Sewage Lawsuits, But Solutions are Still Far Off

July 8, 2020

The EPA’s recent promise of $300 million to tackle border sewage issues appears to be cooling tempers and providing a pathway toward resolving a problem that’s existed essentially since the drawing of the current border.

Newest Climate Liability Suits: Climate Justice Is Racial Justice

June 30, 2020

Climate-related lawsuits—like any litigation—can seem far removed from those who are most directly impacted. 

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