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: Brief filed by Robert Brulle et al. in support of plaintiffs-appellees and affirmance. [ 09/24/2021 ]
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.
Description: Criminal case against against climate activists charged with criminal trespass in connection with their protest that involved laying dirt and straw over railroad tracks used by an energy company.
Description: Lawsuit seeking damages from utility and owner of former rocket engine test and nuclear research facility in connection with destruction of homes and other property by the Woolsey Fire in Malibu.
Status: Letter filed by Rhode Island submitting City of Hoboken v. Exxon Mobil Corp. as supplemental authority. [ 09/24/2021 ]
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.
Status: Court of Appeals reversed on issue of what constitutes a reasonable legal alternative for the necessity defense and finding that defendant had made the necessary showing to present a question of fact for a jury. [ 07/15/2021 ]
Description: Criminal case against defendant who blocked railroad tracks in protest of coal and oil trains that traveled through Spokane, Washington.