Legal Motion Filed to Stop FOIA Stonewalling on Paris Climate Treaty

From govoversight.org via press release: As Biden vows immediate re-entry into climate pact, State stops processing FOIA request: litigation seeks to reveal whether Memo asserting false premise for “disturbing contempt”…

SURPRISE: Missing Climate Litigation Industry Slides Turn Up at UCLA

By Chris Horner, Climate Litigation Watch CLW readers recall Oregon State University’s (and State Climatologist) Phil Mote writing not once but twice about a “secret meeting at Harvard” at which…

State Department stonewalling on Paris Accord FOIA docs, gets sued, again

Competitive Enterprise Institute Sues State Department Again Over Paris Climate Agreement Records Monday, Nov. 13th, the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) filed its second lawsuit against the State Department to obtain…

E&E Legal Wins Major Rulings in Two Separate Vermont Public Records Suits Involving AG's Climate RICO Crusade

. For Immediate Release: July 27, 2017Contact: info@eelegal.org 202-810-2001 E&E Legal Wins Major Rulings in Two Separate Vermont Public Records Suits Involving AG’s Climate RICO Crusade Washington, D.C. – The…

Dem AGs Accused of Flouting Public Records Laws

(via Chris Horner) Conservative legal group blasts agreement to withhold documents BY: Lachlan Markay Freebeacon A conservative legal group is accusing state Democratic officials of conspiring to flout public records…

BREAKING: University of Arizona loses FOI suit for emails – Overpeck and Bradley's emails to be made public

People send me stuff. It looks like the Climate Science Legal Defense Fund just blew another wad of money for nothing. A long running court battle to get access to…

More #RICO20 GMU emails released

While some emails were released previously here, due to a glitch in my system, I didn’t get a second file link posted that I should have. Many of the emails…

Crowd-source this document dump: The GMU #RICO20 emails are now online in full

As readers know, last week CEI scored a final court victory on the FOI request for GMU’s emails in the RICO20 case. In the final days, while GMU was prepared…

Bazinga! Edward Maibach and his FOI emergency stay for the #RICO20 emails gets slapped down by the court

From my sources in Virginia Court, comes this news about what we reported on recently: CEI fires back at Ed Maibach over ’emergency stay’ of #RICO20 FOIA documents – looks like…

CEI fires back at Ed Maibach over 'emergency stay' of #RICO20 FOIA documents – looks like he's toast

People send me stuff. Earlier today, we saw that Ed Maibach himself hired an attorney to file an emergency stay of release of FOIA documents that George Mason University had…

BREAKING: #RICO20 Edward Maibach tries 'emergency stay' to retroactively pull Shukla/George Mason University emails from view

People send me stuff. It seems that one of the two main ringleaders of the RICO20 is trying some legal wrangling this morning to head off disclosure of more documents.…

Shukla's Emails Tell a Very Different Story About How NY AG’s RICO Campaign Started Off

From Energy In Depth (h/t to Matt Dempsey) A new batch of emails, released late Friday afternoon, pulls back the curtain further on the level of collusion and coordination between…

BREAKING: CEI Defeats RICO-20 Ringleader Shukla In FOIA Lawsuit – Emails to be are made public

  From CEI’s web page: CEI Defeats RICO-20 Ringleader In FOIA Lawsuit George Mason University Must Release Documents Calling for Prosecution of Political Opponents The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) prevailed…

Watch the UK Supreme Court wriggle, then help it come clean

Britain’s highest court apologizes for breaking the law but dodges questions about its widely-broadcast September 2015 climate-change propaganda event urging national and international courts to “scotch” the “claims” of skeptical…

Illegal EPA scheming on private email extended to GHG rules

Guest essay by Chris Horner Former Secretary of State, and presumptive Democratic Party presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is not the only current or former Obama administration official facing investigation for use…

Outrageous: NOAA demands $262,000 fee for looking at their 'public' data

Eric Worrall writes: It looks like NOAA have found a new way to stifle FOIA inquiries from the public. According to Steve Goddard, NOAA have just demanded a $262,000 administrative…

Report – emails reveal 'collusion' with green activist groups over EPA climate agenda

NEW REPORT: FOIA’d Emails show outside ‘green’ lobby groups staffed up, collude with Obama EPA, calling rules’ legality into question For Immediate Release:September 15, 2014 | Obama’s EPA in collusion…

Quote of the Week – The 'Lie Big' Law (Or why can't John Cook tell the truth?)

Two words of the headline are a pun on Liebig’s law, something we covered in the context of another big lie: the “hockey stick”. Steve McIntyre in a post last…

Who’s really waging the ‘war on science’?

When it comes to attacking climate scientists, the alarmist Left has the market cornered Guest opinion by Paul Driessen Global warming alarmists constantly claim they are being “harassed” by climate…

Michael Mann's 'damages' over FOIA emails? A piddling $250

From ‘amazing tales of the vexatious’. Climate Change Dispatch writes: In a clear slap in the face, the Virginia Supreme Court awarded Michael E. Mann and the University of Virginia…

Freedom From Information Act (FFIA)

Guest essay by Charles Battig No, that is not a mistake. FFIA is the unofficial, but real operative world of bureaucracy, which has its own interpretation of the official Freedom…

Tough questions about FOIA abuse to the University of Delaware

Readers may recall this story:The Climate Wars and the University of Delaware. Now, there’s some tough questions that need answers. From: The Viscount Monckton of Brenchley 27 Queen Street | Edinburgh…

The Climate Wars and the University of Delaware

Guest essay by Jan H. Blits May a public university manipulate a Freedom of Information (FOIA) request of a faculty member in an effort to squelch the politically incorrect side…

White House Science Advisor John Holdren sued over emails

CEI Files Lawsuit against Office of Science and Technology Policy The Competitive Enterprise Institute has sued the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy to produce the work-related emails…