Social Inflation or Science: What Is Fueling Climate Litigation?

Adam Grossman of science-based data analytics firm Praedicat counts eighteen US cases of climate litigation against energy companies since 2017, and with better science to support claims and a shift towards smaller plaintiffs (cities and counties vs. states), litigation funders are jumping in to provide resources. Adam also predicts another wave of cases developing in the not-too-distant future in which meatpackers, trucking companies and makers of diesel engines could soon be added to the list of defendants. Read more.