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…

The Return of Sue and Settle

You may recall a 2009 Obama EPA memo, obtained for CEI in the “Richard Windsor” FOIA litigation, laying out the intended reframing of the climate campaign — the “shift from…

Big Victory in War of Academic Freedom

The Institute of Public Affairs has today welcomed the historic judgement of the High Court in the case of James Cook University (JCU) v Peter Ridd, which has given Dr…

Biden Cabinet Nominee Open to New Taxes to Pay for “Climate Agenda”

Raimondo continued the line that the “climate” agenda spending ambitions cost a lot of money, “We need funds”, and someone’s just going to have to suck it up and hand…

Mark Steyn files an eviscerating Motion for Summary Judgement in the Michael Mann libel suit

Twitter thread from Stephen McIntyre Mark Steyn has filed an eviscerating and well-informed Motion for Summary Judgement in the Michael Mann vanity libel suit. https://www.steynonline.com/documents/10973.pdf with memorandum 2/ Steyn, for…

The Climate Litigation Industry Comes to SCOTUS

The question on Tuesday in Mayor and City of Baltimore v. BP p.l.c. actually has nothing to do with climate change, but is jurisdictional. Nonetheless, by settling whether these cases…

Are Climate Nuremberg Trials On The Way?

Their objectives are to “bring down the fossil fuel companies”, coerce defendants “to the table” and ultimately to enlist them as lobbyists for desired climate policies. That is, the idea…

GAO Asks Court to Compel New Mexico AG to Stop Stonewalling in Discovery, Provide Answers to Questions About Work with Activists and Activist AGs

EPA reveals AGO’s claim that records are shielded by “pending litigation,” secrecy pact directly contradicted by New York Attorney General claim to WSJ

Massachusetts AG Tells Bloomberg Group of Plan to Use its Attorneys to Enforce Paris Climate Treaty

Small world. And — barring President Trump at long last transmitting the Paris climate treaty to the Senate — a world in which we should soon expect to see what…

Climate science and the Supreme Court

For those of you not in the U.S., confirmation hearings on the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett for the Supreme Court are currently underway. There are many very political issues…

The Automatic Climate Lawsuit Generator

Seriously, however, it might be worthy of genuine speculation as to whether the Sher Edling law firm has a bot writer program to punch out boilerplate-similar global warming lawsuits.

Claim: A Canadian Climate Lawsuit May Succeed Because of a Dutch Climate Activist Victory

The Dutch Supreme Court in 2015 ruled that that the Netherlands had until 2020 to reduce CO2 emissions by 25%, a ruling which was upheld in a 2019 appeal. Canadian…