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…

Climate Litigators are Riding a Dead Horse

In just the span of barely the first three weeks of September, four lawsuits suing energy companies for the costs of man-caused global warming were filed, City of Hoboken v.…

Charleston SC Junk Climate Lawsuit

Guest “Go ahead, make my day…” by David Middleton Charleston sues ‘Big Oil’ for flooding in SC Lowcountry caused by global warmingBy Mikaela PorterSep 9, 2020 Updated Sep 11, 2020…

State of Delaware Lies About Willie Soon (as a scientist)

Bloomberg News is reporting that the state of Delaware (like several other Democrat-controlled states) is filing climate suits against Exxon, Chevron and others. Willie Soon’s name has been repeatedly used…

Potentially powerful pipeline precedents

Fracking (horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing) has unleashed bounties of US oil and natural gas, dramatically reduced energy prices from their historic 2008 peak, saved families and industries billions of…

Aussie Government Asks the UN to Dismiss an Indigenous Climate Case

The Australian government has asked the United Nations to dismiss a climate case brought by Torres Strait islanders, on the grounds the harms they claim are a violation of their…

BBC Radio 4 vs Rush Limbaugh: “How They Made Us Doubt Everything” Episode 6 “Reposition Global Warming as theory, not fact”

If I sound like a broken record endlessly repeating the faults of prominent accusers relying on those worthless “reposition global warming theory” ‘leaked memos’ to indict skeptic climate scientists of…

Admission: Climate Litigation is Tool to Make Industry Bend a Knee

acknowledgement by a Boulder City official, from early on in this second wave of “climate nuisance” litigation, about the objective. Here again we see its practitioners conceding that “nuisance” litigation…

Lawsuit: Aussie Government Not Applying Climate Disclosure Rules to Government Bonds

A Melbourne law student is suing the Australian Government for not applying government climate disclosure regulations to the government’s own financial operations.

University Appeal Upheld, Peter Ridd Loses – We all Lose

On 2 May 2018, Professor Peter Ridd was sacked by James Cook University for serious misconduct. It all started when he called-out his colleague Terry Hughes for falsely claiming healthy…

Federal Court Allows Dakota Access Pipeline To Keep Pumping Oil, Dealing Blow To Environmental Activist

The multi-billion dollar Dakota Access Pipeline can continue pumping oil for the time being, a federal court ruled Tuesday.

Stanford prof ordered to pay legal fees after dropping $10 million defamation case against another scientist

A Stanford professor who sued a critic and a scientific journal for $10 million — then dropped the suit — has been ordered to pay the defendants’ legal fees based…