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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 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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