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The Climate Litigation Industry Comes to SCOTUS

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The question on Tuesday in Mayor and City of Baltimore v. BP p.l.c. actually has nothing to do with climate change, but is jurisdictional. Nonetheless, by settling whether these cases may be tried in local courts which the plaintiffs clearly see as their hope to provide the desired windfall, the Court’s decision could make or break what has become a climate litigation industry.

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