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ICYMI – The Boston Herald Op-ed by Phil Goldberg: Innovation, not Litigation can Protect Massachusetts From Climate Change

The Boston Herald recently published an op-ed by MAP Special Counsel Phil Goldberg, “Innovation not Litigation can Protect Massachusetts from Climate Change.” Goldberg’s op-ed details productive approaches Massachusetts can take to combat climate change—instead of casting blame and playing partisan politics through costly lawsuits pushed by activists and plaintiffs’ lawyers. Goldberg explains why such litigation is counterproductive and highlights how the manufacturing community is already working ….
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The National Association of Manufacturers Files Amicus Brief Urging Supreme Court to Hear California Climate Lawsuits

Last week, the National Association of Manufacturers filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court of the United States urging the Court to review the climate tort lawsuit brought by the cities of Oakland and San Francisco. As the NAM argues, “The Court should grant the Petition to reinforce the understanding from [American Electric Power ….
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Experts Agree: Supreme Court Case Highlights the Flaws in Climate Litigation

On January 19, the United States Supreme Court heard arguments in the energy manufacturers’ effort to 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 climate ….
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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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