Description: Freedom of Information Act lawsuit seeking Department of State records regarding U.S. Climate Action Report.
Center for Biological Diversity v. U.S. Department of State
Filing Date Type File Action Taken Summary 03/13/2018 Complaint Download Complaint filed. Center for Biological Diversity Sought Records Regarding Status of U.S. Climate Action Report. The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the U.S. Department of State to compel a response to CBD’s request for records regarding the preparation and production of the “overdue” seventh U.S. Climate Action Report. CBD alleged the U.S. was required to submit the report to the secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change by January 1, 2018. On February 1, CBD submitted a FOIA request seeking a number of categories of records related to the delay and to the content and status of the report.