January 2021 - Page 2 of 2 - Climate Litigation Watch

DeSmog Blog

About: The DeSmog Blog was founded by Jim Hoggan in 2006. The website, which aims to clear “the PR pollution that clouds climate science,” and is run out of his public relations firm, James Hoggan & Associates, which partnered with the global climate change initiative, Tck Tck Tck. DeSmog Blog is listed as a case […]


About: International environmental action group dedicated to “Stop Fossil Fuels”, “350 uses online campaigns, grassroots organizing, and mass public actions to oppose new coal, oil and gas projects, take money out of the companies that are heating up the planet, and build 100% clean energy solutions that work for all.” Its name derives from the […]

Washington Times Column: “Corrupted climate litigation industry comes to SCOTUS”

GAO Board Member Chris Horner has a piece in today’s Washington Times about the climate litigation industry and next week’s oral argument in the Mayor and City of Baltimore v. BP p.l.c. An Excerpt: Climate litigation industry comes to SCOTUS Supreme Court will decide whether government donors, ideologues and the trial bar should prevail Increasingly, societal institutions have […]

Of Smoking Guns and Just So Stories

As SCOTUS hearing in City of Baltimore nears, documents old and new raise serious doubts about plaintiffs’ claims  The United States Supreme Court will hear Mayor and City of Baltimore v. BP p.l.c., next Tuesday, the first case in an epidemic of coordinated climate litigation to make it to the Court.  While this “climate nuisance” […]

Washington Times: Despite denials, count on Biden-Harris to direct AG to do their scandalous bidding

With potentially bruising Department of Justice confirmation battles looming, both Joe Biden and Kamala Harris now vigorously deny that they would ever direct their Attorney General to do their political bidding or target specific opponents. This would be unremarkable, had they not promised the opposite with equal vigor – and disturbing specificity – during the […]