Status: Motion for a stay of the proceedings granted. [ 05/19/2021 ]
Description: Lawsuit brought by the City of Annapolis against fossil fuel companies seeking damages and other relief based on the companies' alleged concealment of information about their products' contribution to climate change.
Status: Amici curiae brief filed by General (Retired) Richard B. Myers and Admiral (Retired) Michael G. Mullen in support of defendants-appellants. [ 07/26/2021 ]
Description: Lawsuit seeking damages and other relief from fossil fuel companies for alleged conduct that the City and County of Honolulu contends actually and proximately caused climate change impacts.
Status: Brief filed by Natural Resources Defense Council as amicus curiae in support of appellee and affirmance. [ 08/26/2021 ]
Description: Action brought by Minnesota against members of the fossil fuel industry for allegedly causing climate change harms by misleading the public by downplaying the threat of climate change and the role of their products in causing climate change.
Status: Brief filed by National League of Cities et al. as amici curiae in support of plaintiff-appellee. [ 09/03/2021 ]
Description: State of Rhode Island lawsuit seeking to hold fossil fuel companies liable for causing climate change impacts that adversely affect Rhode Island and jeopardize State-owned or -operated facilities, real property, and other assets.
Description: Action by a commercial fishing industry trade group to hold fossil fuel companies liable for adverse climate change impacts to the ocean off the coasts of California and Oregonthat resulted in "prolonged closures" of Dungeness crab fisheries.