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Client Advisory: Federal Court Dismisses California's Global Warming Lawsuit Against Automakers

In this Climate and Clean Technology Law Practice Client Advisory, Jenner & Block Partner Gabrielle Sigel and Associate Oscar Marrero discuss California v. General Motors Corp. in which the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed a claim made by the Attorney General of California against six major automakers stating the global warming effects caused by carbon dioxide emissions from vehicles constitute a public nuisance for which the automakers are required to pay millions in damages.