U.S. Supreme Court

Case Status


Docket Number


Cert. Pending

Lower Court Opinion


Questions Presented

Whether federal law precludes state law claims seeking redress for injuries allegedly caused by the effects of interstate and international greenhouse gas emissions on the global climate.

Case Updates

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief urging Supreme Court to grant review and decide whether to require dismissal of climate-change tort litigation, purportedly grounded in state law, brought by local government entities against energy companies

April 01, 2024

The brief argues that claims based on cross-border air emissions require the application of federal law to the exclusion of state law.

William M. Jay, Andrew Kim, Julia C. Stamper of Goodwin Procter LLP and Mark M. Murakami of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert served as outside counsel.

The Chamber filed three amicus briefs previously in this case.

Case Documents