Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison is again relying on a national network to boost his climate lawsuit by recruiting the plaintiffs’ law firm Sher Edling, one of the key players in the climate litigation campaign, to help represent the state alongside his office.
A Minnesota activist group completely blew the cover of the entire climate litigation campaign by acknowledging how closely private individuals and organizations have coordinated with state attorneys general to promote lawsuits against fossil fuel companies.
On Wednesday, Minnesota became the latest state to file a climate lawsuit against the energy industry. This marks the first lawsuit of this kind to be filed after the failure of the New York Attorney General’s case against ExxonMobil last fall. At