Fishermen Sue Big Oil For Its Role In Climate Change

From NPR December 4, 20188:02 AM ET Alastair Bland Dungeness crab like these, caught off the coast of Alaska, have been affected by the neurotoxin domoic acid because of algae blooms in recent years, which makes them unsafe to eat. Michael Melford/Getty Images While oil companies built seawalls and elevated their oil rigs to protect…

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Is Kids Climate Case Coming to an End?

From The Volokh Conspiracy The “trial of the century” may not happen after all. Jonathan H. Adler|Nov. 26, 2018 6:09 pm On the eve of Thanksgiving, a federal district court judge may have conceded that there will be no federal trial in a case to force the federal government to take more aggressive action to…

What next for U.S. climate and energy policies?

2018 elections bring mixed messages and require climate and renewable energy reality check Paul Driessen The “Blue Wave” never really reached shore, the U.S. Senate is still in Republican hands, the House of Representatives flipped to Democratic control, Trump era deregulation and fossil fuel production efforts continue, several governorships and state houses went from red…

Climate Kiddies’ Lawsuit: Evidence That Every President Since JFK Ignored Warnings About… Something.

Guest gainsaying by David Middleton From E&E News (which really should be renamed ?&E News because their articles are rarely relevant to energy): WHITE HOUSE Every president since JFK was warned about climate change Benjamin Hulac, E&E News reporter Climatewire: Tuesday, November 6, 2018 John F. Kennedy was warned about “climate control” in February 1961, becoming…

Michael Bloomberg: Funding Environmental Mercenaries in Blue-State Attorneys General Offices

Guest collusion by David Middleton From RealClearInvestigations: How Bloomberg Embeds Green Warriors in Blue-State Governments By Jeff Patch, Real Clear Investigations October 10, 2018 A New York University School of Law program funded by billionaire Michael Bloomberg is placing lawyers in the offices of Democratic state attorneys general and paying them to prosecute energy companies…

Shocking! Former Obama Interior Secretary Opposes Climate Lawsuits and Exhibits Common Sense on Energy.

Guest bewilderment by David Middleton Interior Secretary Ken “Boot” Salazar in 2010… Tough-Talking Admin Officials Keep ‘Boot on Neck’ of BP By MIKE SORAGHAN of Greenwire Published: May 3, 2010 BP used to stand for “British Petroleum.” Now the company wants people to think “Beyond Petroleum.” But in the eyes of the Obama administration it’s…