Oil industry takes dual-track approach in climate nuisance appeals

May 9, 2022
Oil majors are taking two different approaches in their response to adverse appellate rulings in two climate change nuisance cases, with one group of defendants intending to seek Supreme Court review while another has asked a federal appeals court to reconsider a three-judge panel decision to route a case to state court. The reason for the two different approaches is unclear, and industry representatives did not respond to requests for comment. At issue is industry’s effort to remove these cases,...

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