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MAP Statement on Maui Filing Climate Litigation: Collaboration, Not Litigation, Is Proper Path to Address Climate Change

Washington, D.C. — Phil Goldberg, Special Counsel for the Manufacturers’ Accountability Project, issued the following statement in response to the County of Maui, Hawai’i filing a lawsuit against manufacturers over the impacts of climate change: “Maui’s lawsuit does nothing to advance meaningful solutions to climate change and will only make oil, gas and other energy staples ….
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Manufacturers’ Accountability Project Releases Report on Climate Tort Litigation

Today the Manufacturers’ Accountability Project released its full Beyond the Courtroom: Climate Tort Litigation in the United States report, which details the well-funded, tightly-scripted groups of activists, private law firms, public relations groups and academics behind the sophisticated campaign to influence municipalities and others’ decisions to bring climate tort litigation against energy manufacturers. It is ….
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MAP Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Granting Review in City of Baltimore Climate Litigation

Washington, D.C. — Phil Goldberg, Special Counsel for the Manufacturers’ Accountability Project, issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court granting review in the climate litigation filed by the City of Baltimore against energy manufacturers: “In granting review in the Baltimore climate change case, the Supreme Court clearly understands the need for ….
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MAP Statement on Connecticut Filing Climate Litigation: Collaboration, Not Litigation, Is Proper Path to Address Climate Change

Washington, D.C. — Phil Goldberg, Special Counsel for the Manufacturers’ Accountability Project, issued the following statement in response to the Connecticut attorney general filing a lawsuit against manufacturers over the impacts of climate change: “We value General Tong’s commitment to the environment, but we should be fighting climate change instead of each other. Filing a ….
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MAP Statement on Delaware Filing Climate Litigation: Collaboration, Not Litigation, Is Proper Path to Address Climate Change

Washington, D.C. — Phil Goldberg, Special Counsel for the Manufacturers’ Accountability Project, issued the following statement in response to the Delaware attorney general filing a lawsuit against manufacturers over the impacts of climate change: “Delaware’s lawsuit does nothing to advance meaningful solutions to climate change and will only make oil, gas and other energy staples more ….
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MAP Statement on Charleston, SC Filing Climate Litigation: Collaboration, Not Litigation, Is Proper Path to Address Climate Change

Washington, D.C. — Phil Goldberg, Special Counsel for the Manufacturers’ Accountability Project, issued the following statement in response to the City of Charleston filing a lawsuit against manufacturers over the impacts of climate change: “Charleston’s lawsuit does nothing to advance meaningful solutions to climate change and will only make oil, gas and other energy staples more ….
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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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MAP Statement on Hoboken Filing Climate Litigation: Litigation is an Ineffective Tool to Address Climate Change

Washington, D.C. — Phil Goldberg, Special Counsel for the Manufacturers’ Accountability Project, issued the following statement in response to the City of Hoboken filing a lawsuit against manufacturers over the impacts of climate change: “Hoboken’s lawsuit does nothing to advance meaningful solutions to climate change and will only make oil, gas and other energy staples ….
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MAP Statement on DC Attorney General’s Lawsuit: Trying to Scapegoat Energy Manufacturers is Not Going to Solve Climate Change

Washington D.C. – Phil Goldberg, Special Counsel for the Manufacturers’ Accountability Project, issued the following statement today in response to the DC Attorney General filing a lawsuit today against energy manufacturers:  “Politically-motivated legal actions over the shared global challenge of climate change have no place in the courtroom—whether they target a handful of companies as here ….
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