Latest Sher Edling Climate Lawsuit Further Exposes Anti-Energy Activist Network
Another nuisance climate lawsuit has been filed against the fossil fuel industry, and all elements of the case resemble those cities and counties across the country have brought over the past year and a half, except for one aspect of it: the plaintiffs. On Wednesday, the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Association (PCFFA) sued 30 energy companies, alleging their operations caused climate change, which has damaged the ocean and forced closures of several crab fisheries on the west coast. Upon a closer look, however, this group doesn’t seem like an outsider among the coordinated and connected network of trial attorneys, activists and deep-pocketed donors driving the broader climate litigation campaign.
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