Biden EPA sued for illegally stacking science advisory panels

Young v. EPA is a hugely important lawsuit. The law requires that EPA seek scientific advice from an independent and balanced panel of qualified scientists as part of its policy-making process.…

Plain English Lost on the High Court of Australia

Coral reefs can be messy, and so can court cases. And so it is with the case of Peter Ridd, sacked by James Cook University because he exercised his intellectual…

John Stossel Sues Facebook, Climate Feedback, for defamation

NOTE: The original post yesterday got derailed because the first commenter went off over COVID vaccine. With over 500 comments, almost entirely about that rather than Stossel’s issue, the thread…

Nature promotes frivolous lawsuits

By Andy May A Dutch joke*: “The Judge asks an attorney pleading his case: ‘Am I ever to hear the truth?’ The attorney responds: ‘No, my Lord, only the evidence.’”…

More On European Climate Change Litigation: These People Are Crazy

Plenty of judges, including many at the highest level of the court system, have bought into the anthropogenic climate change religion, and are just itching to get the chance to…

Update On The International Efforts To Save The Planet Through Climate Litigation

But the green environmental movement appears to have both near infinite funding and legions of adherents filled with crazed religious zeal. When somebody in this crowd blurts out “Let’s sue…

CLINTEL goes to court

The DUARTE case illustrates how climate activists have found an ally in partisan judges with whom they share an ideological affinity. Under the guise of human rights, climate policy is…

More on Biden Climate-cars: Secretly Negotiated Between “Certain Automakers” and Their “Partners”?

Today’s Wall Street Journal editorial “The Electric Vehicle Welfare State: Car makers back the Biden climate agenda in return for subsidies and higher consumer prices” notes, among other things:

Eos: Climate litigation only needs evidence to succeed… ROTFLMFAO!

Guest “ROTFLMFAO!!!” by David Middleton Climate Litigation Has a Big Evidence GapClimate-related lawsuits don’t often quantitatively link the defendant’s greenhouse gas emissions to the impacts on the plaintiff. Better lines…

Corporate Climate Claims in Australia Now Subject to Hard Regulatory Review

Back in May, WUWT published an academic claim that weak climate promises could be used as a trap, to leverage real corporate climate expenditure. This scenario is now unfolding in…

Climate Litigation Supporters Admit That Attribution Science Is Failing In Court

What is surprising about that latest development, however, is that the wealthy financiers of climate lawsuits would bankroll a report that confirms this paid-for science has serious limitations.

Euro Courts Infringing On Freedom Of Science…Climate Science Being Decided By Courts Instead Of By Proof

The Federal Constitutional Court considers itself authorized to decide on scientific questions by judgement instead of by scientific proof, as is usually the case. This might be regarded as a…

The Current Legal Onslaught Is Unlikely To Limit World Oil Production Significantly

While the legal onslaught has no prospect at all of making the oil business go away, or even really of diminishing it much, it could have major implication for Americans.…

Both Sides Declare Victory in Aussie Children’s Climate Litigation Coal Case

An anti-coal case court judgement so deliciously ambiguous everyone feels like a winner.

Prep the Judges, Lest Ye be Judged

It is no secret that you cannot get good decisions when the decision maker is only hearing one side of the story. The reality presented in the Summer of 2018…

Why Would Naomi Oreskes Be On Retainer With Any Law Firm?

Just askin’. When the defendant energy companies’ law firms start that kind of probing, they may see how Oreskes’ errant and inconsistent narratives are a gift on a silver platter…

CLIMATE LITIGATION BOMBSHELL: New Paper Exposes AG “Climate” Suit as Illicit Product of Private Lobbying, Misrepresentation, Paid ‘Cutouts’

This paper, and yesterday’s Supreme Court opinion in BP p.l.c. et al. v Mayor & City Council of Baltimore, serve as bookend reminders of the importance of this jurisdictional issue…

BOMBSHELL: NAOMI ORESKES ON RETAINER WITH PLAINTIFFS’ LAW FIRM

A major bombshell dropped today about the nationally coordinated climate litigation campaign after it was revealed that Naomi Oreskes – the Harvard researcher and well-known “Exxon Knew” activist – is…

Lawsuit-Supporting Academic: Attribution Science Was Designed Specifically To Bolster Climate Litigation

A prominent academic with direct ties to the climate litigation campaign confirmed in a recent E&E News article that so-called “climate attribution science” was designed specifically to support lawsuits against…

Finale’ – Peter Ridd vs. James Cook University

Dr. Peter Ridd writes on Facebook: We just got notification that the High Court appeal hearing will be by the Full Court at 10:00am on Wednesday, 23 June 2021 in…

The Latest On The “Stupidest Litigation” In The Country

From The MANHATTAN CONTRARIAIN April 04, 2021/ Francis Menton Perhaps you are amazed at the millions of people who have bought into the idea that the gradually increasing level of a…

Update On Michael Mann v. Mark Steyn Litigation

The tortured history of this case very well illustrates the difficulty of trying to strike a good balance between, on the one hand, having libel law as a mechanism for…

Dem AGs: Whoa there, on the Infrastructure Projects, Easy Does it on the Economic Recovery

As far back as June 2020 progressive AGs already banded together to make sure promiscuous claims of a so-called COVID “emergency” didn’t unleash projects that were actually “shovel ready”. Could…

Steyn Files New Motion in Perpetual Mann Case

We have shown here, and in Steyn’s affirmative motion for summary judgment, that the three allegedly defamatory statements in paragraph 28 of the Amended Complaint are true. We have demonstrated…