Baltimore Climate Lawsuit Gets a Hearing as White House Announces Billions in Climate Funds

The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments tomorrow in the City of Baltimore’s climate lawsuit on whether the case should be heard in federal or state court.

The hearing is prompted by a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last year, which said appellate courts must review all of the energy companies’ grounds for removal in climate lawsuits.

Though this hearing is more about jurisdictional arguments, it once again shines a light on the extensive coordination powering the climate litigation campaign, including the support from activist academics and a San Francisco-based plaintiffs’ firm that’s representing cases like Baltimore’s across the country.

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