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ICYMI: Newsweek Op-Ed by MAP’s Phil Goldberg – Americans Need Solutions on Climate Change, Not Finger Pointing and Ineffective Lawsuits

Newsweek recently published an op-ed by Phil Goldberg, special counsel to the Manufacturers’ Accountability Project. Goldberg’s op-ed highlights the ongoing attempts by climate litigation advocates to continually repackage their lawsuits against energy manufacturers, despite consistent setbacks in court. The architects behind this litigation campaign believe they can create the veneer of momentum by merely filing lawsuits ….
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MAP Statement on the Supreme Court’s Ruling of the Appeals in the San Francisco and Oakland, CA Lawsuits

Washington, D.C. — Phil Goldberg, Special Counsel for the Manufacturers’ Accountability Project, issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s ruling in the appeal in climate lawsuits brought by San Francisco and Oakland, CA: “Today’s decision comes as no surprise as it follows the Supreme Court’s ruling last month that asked the appellate ….
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Manufacturers Won at the Supreme Court. Now What?

Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court handed a victory to energy manufacturers in one of several cases in which state and local governments are seeking to blame the manufacturers for the local impacts of global climate change. About two dozen lawsuits have been filed since 2017 as part of a highly coordinated climate litigation campaign. ….
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MAP Statement on the Supreme Court’s Ruling of BP PLC v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore

Washington, D.C. — Phil Goldberg, Special Counsel for the Manufacturers’ Accountability Project, issued the following statement in response to the Supreme Court’s ruling of BP PLC v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore: “The Supreme Court’s decision today to provide a full federal appellate review of the jurisdictional issues in this case and others like it ….
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ICYMI – Power Mag Op-Ed by Former Louisiana Democratic Congressman Charlie Melancon: The Climate Litigation Campaign Narrative Is “Troubling—and False”

Power Mag recently published an op-ed by Charlie Melancon, former Democratic member of Congress and former Louisiana Secretary of Wildlife and Fisheries, “Bipartisan Action, Not Litigation, Is Key to Solving Climate Change.” Melancon’s op-ed directly took on the “troubling—and false” narrative that the litigation campaign has been pushing, namely that that energy manufacturers should be legally ….
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MAP Statement on Anne Arundel County, MD Joining Climate Litigation Campaign: Collaboration, Not Litigation, Is the Proper Path to Help Communities Mitigate Impacts of Climate Change

Washington, D.C. — Phil Goldberg, Special Counsel for the Manufacturers’ Accountability Project, issued the following statement in response to the Anne Arundel County, Maryland filing a lawsuit against manufacturers over the impacts of climate change: “We share Anne Arundel County’s commitment to the environment, and we should be fighting climate change instead of each other. What ….
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MAP Statement on New York City’s Climate Lawsuit: Suing Manufacturers on Earth Day Will Not Solve Climate Change

Washington, D.C. — Phil Goldberg, Special Counsel for the Manufacturers’ Accountability Project, issued the following statement in response to the New York City’s new lawsuit against manufacturers over the impacts of climate change: “On Earth Day, we should be coming together to solve climate change. Manufacturers, including in the energy sector, are proactively working to ….
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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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