A federal judge has dismissed California’s global warming lawsuit against six automakers, saying the issues raised in the nuisance claim should be addressed by lawmakers and not the court.
The state “has failed to provide the court with sufficient explanation or legal support as to how this court could impose damages against the defendant automakers without unreasonably encroaching into the global warming issues currently under consideration by the political branches,” Judge Martin Jenkins said in a 24-page ruling issued Monday.
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