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At Univ. of Colorado, climate change plaintiffs present their side; Energy industry says event was 'one-sided'
BOULDER, Colo. (Legal Newsline) – “This has nothing to do with national climate policy.”
- Climate Change
The rest of Colorado seems to have little interest in following the lead of three communities in the state that have sued Big Oil over the alleged effects of global warming.
From policy to payday: Focus in environmental causes like Boulder's shifts, former Interior Secretary says
Protecting the environment has long been an objective in lawsuits filed by activists in Colorado courts, but a recent, ambitious effort from the City of Boulder includes another goal - profit.
- Climate Change
The City of Boulder’s decision to add new claims to its climate change lawsuit has afforded defendants Exxon and Suncor the chance to transfer the case to federal court.
Niskanen Center supports NYC's climate change lawsuit ahead of dismissal hearing; Center is representing Boulder in similar suit
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A free market think tank has filed an amicus, or friend of the court, brief in support of the city of New York in a suit against five oil companies alleged to be responsible for damage to the metropolis from climate change.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – The Trump administration disapproves of climate change litigation initiated by cities and counties in California and the private attorneys they hired on a contingency fee.
In suing Exxon over climate change, Boulder is hoping company's deep pockets will pay for its left-wing agenda, group says
BOULDER, Colo. (Legal Newsline) – It remains to be seen if Exxon will fight the latest climate change lawsuit against it in the same way it is attacking the first round, by scrubbing municipal documents for evidence of hypocrisy by the public officials filing them.
BOULDER, Colo. (Legal Newsline) – Pro bono work that the Niskanen Center is performing in a global warming lawsuit on behalf of the Colorado city of Boulder will be aided by a $200,000 grant awarded less than two months before the case was filed.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Two days after local officials in the Boulder, Colo., area filed a lawsuit that attempts to hold large energy companies liable for the alleged effects of global warming, the state’s top lawyer showed that she disagrees with their legal argument by voicing her opposition to similar lawsuits in California.
Denver environmental and personal injury lawyer files Boulder's climate change lawsuit against energy companies
BOULDER, Colo. (Legal Newsline) – Two environmental groups and a Denver personal injury lawyer are outside counsel for the latest lawsuit filed by public officials against the energy sector over alleged past and future effects of global warming.