Baltimore climate change News

Supreme Court Hears Baltimore’s Climate Change Damages Claim Against Energy Firms

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday grappled with a dispute that one justice called a “close call” over a lawsuit filed by the city of Baltimore against energy companies seeking monetary damages due to the impact of global climate change. …

Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Jurisdiction Question in Climate Damages Lawsuit

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear an appeal by energy companies including BP PLC, Chevron Corp., Exxon Mobil Corp. and Royal Dutch Shell PLC contesting a lawsuit by the city of Baltimore seeking damages for the impact …

States’ Climate Change Litigation Could Be Useful Tool Against Big Oil: Opinion

A growing number of cities and states want to turn climate change lawsuits against oil companies into the next tobacco or opioid litigation. In principle, that seems like a truly terrible idea. Such lawsuits will likely do even less to …

Supreme Court Allows City, State Claims Against Energy Firms Over Climate Costs

The U.S. Supreme Court let government officials press ahead with three lawsuits that accuse more than a dozen oil and gas companies of contributing to climate change. Without comment or published dissent, the high court Tuesday refused to block a …