With Schneiderman's resignation, will the climate litigation racket weaken?

By Marlo Lewis, Jr.  CEI New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman resigned on May 8th within hours of The New Yorkerpublishing an exposé in which four former girlfriends accuse him of beating, choking, man-handling, demeaning, and threatening them. In all cases, the alleged abuse was not occasional or exceptional but continual over periods of months to years. All…

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#ExxonKnew and Schneiderman get hoisted by their own petard

Schneiderman Continues Media Strategy in Court Hearing with Meaningless “Bombshell” Claim by Katie Brown, PhD New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office attempted once again to manufacture an email controversy, proclaiming in a letter that Exxon had refused “to comply in good faith with OAG’s investigative subpoena dated November 4, 2015,” and characterizing it as…

Documents show Eric Schneiderman’s #ExxonKnew coalition crumbling from within

Press release from E&E Legal: For Immediate Release: September 22, 2016 AS AGS’ RICO CAMPAIGN MISFIRES, RE-AIMS, SCHNEIDERMAN SEEKS TO SAVE FACE, DOCUMENTS SUGGEST FOIA REQUESTS LED AT LEAST ONE AG TO ABANDON SCHNEIDERMAN COALITION Washington, D.C.  — Newly released emails from two different states and obtained by the Energy & Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal) offer further insight into…

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Moves the Goalposts… Again.

Guest post by David Middleton First it was #ExxonKnew… Debunked here, here, here, here and here. Then it was Exxon failed to inform investors of Schneiderman’s belief that Exxon’s proved reserves would be stranded by imaginary regulations… Debunked here. Now, Schneiderman is going after Exxon for being too conservative in booking reserves… Exxon’s Accounting Practices…

As #ExxonKnew collapses, conservative think tank sues AG Schneiderman over Exxon probe records

The Competitive Enterprise Institute today filed a lawsuit against New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, seeking copies of any agreements his office signed that would protect internal communications stemming from his investigation of ExxonMobil’s climate change record. CEI’s suit in New York state court comes after Schneiderman denied the conservative think tank’s May 5 request…

Blowback has started on Schneiderman and the #ExxonKnew AG's

From the Bend Bulletin: Editorial: What’s safe to say about climate change? We would appreciate it if Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum would tell us what we are supposed to say about climate change. Her office has signed on to an agreement with 16 other attorneys general to potentially conduct investigations, including examining “representations made…

Newly Released AG Emails Reveal Anxiety Over Schneiderman-led #ExxonKnew Climate Investigations

Emails reveal early warnings that “Wild Card” NY Attorney General Schneiderman’s Climate-RICO crusade would get jilted by other AGs From E&E Legal: Newly released records show even ideologically aligned state attorneys general offices privately voiced concerns from the beginning of the abusive campaign to use anti-racketeering laws and other investigations to silence political opposition to…

House Democrats Keep Anti-Exxon Climate Crusade Alive As NY’s AG Ratchets Up Pressure On Oil Producers

From The Daily Caller Chris White Tech Reporter October 21, 2019 2:23 PM ET House Democrats are asking activists and academics to testify about how ExxonMobil’s supposed contributions to global warming are affecting black people in poor neighborhoods. House Democrats on the Oversight Committee Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties are inviting academic Naomi…