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Three Things To Know About Charleston, S.C.’s New Climate Lawsuit

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On Wednesday, Charleston, S.C. became the latest city to sue major energy producers over climate change impacts, seeking an unspecified amount of damages to pay for local abatement projects. The lawsuit is the first to be filed by a southern municipality and at its center are two of the biggest players driving the climate litigation campaign: the nonprofit Center for Climate Integrity and plaintiffs’ law firm Sher Edling, LLP.

Despite the growing involvement and influence of the seasoned actors pulling the strings of this effort, a public nuisance climate change lawsuit has yet to see any substantive success in court. With its lawsuit closely resembling others previously filed by municipalities, Charleston joins the underwhelming climate litigation campaign that’s already seen major defeats in California and New York.

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