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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Hawaii’s beaches are disappearing due to climate change

October 31, 2021

“The fossil fuel industry has not been forthright with the people of the world, an island nation just like us, all island states like us, and island nations are the ones that suffer the most, most quickly,” the [Maui] mayor said.

A US small-town mayor sued the oil industry. Then Exxon went after him

October 16, 2021

“People ask, how did you go against the world’s largest fossil fuel companies? Isn’t that scary? No. What’s scary is coastal flooding and the idea that whole cities would be under water,” said the mayor.

‘Spin and deception:’ Ellison on suing fossil fuel companies

October 8, 2021

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison says he’s taking big oil to court because ‘we can’t expect them to grow a conscience’

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