Ignore Climate Change At Your Peril

Law360, New York (March 23, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The topic of climate change has become a significant public policy issue that has generated substantial discussion, controversy and debate. Recently, Steven Napolitano and Lincoln Wilson published an arresting article in Environmental Law 360 called “Why Climate Suits May not be ‘Next Big Thing.’”

In the article, they describe some of the key climate change suits filed to date and explain the serious uphill battle that confronts climate change plaintiffs. They conclude — quite sensibly — that climate change lawsuits are unlikely ever to amount to...
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