Standing in the Hot Seat: Climate Change Litigation

April 3, 2008

Jonathan H. Adler

The future of climate change policy may be decided in a federal courtroom rather than on Capitol Hill. In recent years, state attorneys general and environmentalist groups have brought lawsuits seeking to force action on the issue of climate change under a range of statutes and legal theories. One case, Massachusetts v. EPA, was argued before the Supreme Court in November 2006. More are on the way....

Standing in the Hot Seat: Climate Change Litigation