climate change litigation News

North Carolina Judge Rejects 13-Year-Old’s Climate Change Challenge

A judge has ruled against a 13-year-old girl who took North Carolina to court over climate change, but the eighth-grader says she’ll continue to fight for environmental protections. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports Hallie Turner learned Nov. 25 …

Will Energy Firm Executives Be Sued for Ignoring Climate Change?

Environmental groups said executives of coal, oil, gas and other “fossil fuel” companies could be held liable and risk lawsuits if they support groups that deny climate change and resist policies to fight it. In the current legal environment, however, …

Insurer’s Climate Change Class Actions: More to Come?

A major insurance company is accusing dozens of localities in Illinois of failing to prepare for severe rains and flooding in lawsuits that are the first in what could be a wave of litigation over who should be liable for …