Climate Liability Quotes Ann Carlson on Republican-Filed Brief Opposing Climate Liability Lawsuits

Climate Liability quoted Professor Ann Carlson in a discussion of the dozen Republican state attorneys general who filed a brief in support of dismissing San Francisco’s and Oakland’s climate change liability suits.

“On the one hand, they want the Clean Power Plan repealed, and they sued to have it overturned. Its entire basis is the Clean Air Act,” said Carlson. “And on the other hand, they want to say federal common law should be displaced because the Clean Air Act exists.”

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