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ICYMI: MAP in The Colorado Sun – Boulder’s climate lawsuit would be costly for consumers

In an op-ed published yesterday in The Colorado Sun, the Manufacturers’ Accountability Project’s Special Counsel Phil Goldberg explains how climate tort litigation against energy manufacturers is counterproductive in the fight against climate change and, ultimately, will hurt everyday consumers. Goldberg’s op-ed highlights recent commentary from lawyers representing Boulder and other Colorado municipalities in their climate ….
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ICYMI: MAP’s Phil Goldberg: “This Litigation is Not Going to Move the Ball Forward on Dealing with the Climate”

Recently, energy manufacturers made their case to the U.S. Supreme Court, telling the justices why they should overturn a U.S. Court of Appeals ruling allowing the City of Baltimore’s climate lawsuit to be heard in state court. Though arguments centered around a technical legal question, the hearing represented an important inflection point in the greater ….
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New Nationwide Poll – Voters Strongly Support Innovative Solutions to Combat Climate Change, Oppose Climate Litigation

50% strongly agree that we need innovative solutions to climate change, not blaming one industry for a problem to which all have contributed 54% say it’s “not important” to sue manufacturers over climate change Washington, D.C. – The Manufacturers’ Accountability Project announced today that Axis Research conducted a nationwide poll this month of 1,003 voters ….
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MAP Releases 20-Year Timeline Tracing Climate Tort Litigation Campaign

As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to hear oral arguments on January 19 in its review of a key issue in Baltimore’s climate change case against energy manufacturers, the Manufacturers’ Accountability Project is releasing a comprehensive timeline of the baseless climate tort litigation campaign. The timeline summarizes the history of these cases and links to ….
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December Media Roundup: Commentary Focuses on Flawed Climate Litigation, Which Is Interfering with Efforts to Fight Climate Change Through Meaningful, Innovative Solutions

This month, national and state opinion pages published commentary on the recent spate of climate litigation against energy manufacturers, exposing the significant flaws behind these lawsuits, the negative economic impact they would have on workers’ jobs and the economy, and the need for a collaborative approach where everyone is working toward the innovation needed to ….
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MAP Takes the Case Against Climate Litigation to the Garden State

Recently, some New Jersey public officials have taken an unfortunate, unproductive approach to tackling climate change. The state Senate Environment and Energy Committee passed a climate litigation resolution over the summer, and the City of Hoboken has filed a lawsuit against energy manufacturers. The Manufacturers’ Accountability Project weighed in on both developments, making the case ….
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Major Inconsistencies in the Climate Litigation Campaign

The Manufacturers’ Accountability Project has released the newest and final chapter of Beyond the Courtroom: A Closer Look at Climate Litigation in the United States. Chapter Six, “The Inconsistencies Behind Climate Litigation,” explores major contradictions upon which the climate litigation campaign is built, underscoring the fundamental weaknesses in its legal claims. Here are the top ….
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The National Association of Manufacturers Files Amicus Brief Urging Supreme Court to Hear the Baltimore Climate Lawsuit

The NAM filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court of the United States urging the Court to review Baltimore’s climate change public nuisance lawsuit.  As the brief explains, the NAM is committed to “national efforts to address climate change and improve public health through appropriate laws and regulations. The NAM has grave concerns, however, ….
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