April 2021 - Climate Litigation Watch

Minnesota Vice

Paper trail puts the lie to MN AG Ellison’s Office denial it is using privately hired attorneys Well this is interesting. Courtesy of Legal Newsline, we see the remarkable claim by Minnesota’s Office of the Attorney General that it has not in fact brought in privately hired attorneys. This was in response to a question […]

AG-Mail: Another AG Using Unofficial Account with Climate Activists

CLW readers may be familiar with Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh’s use of his GMail to serve as lead recruiter for the Michael Bloomberg-funded group planting activist attorneys in state AG offices, even receiving on the QT the Bloomberg group’s first two bi-weekly reports to “Bloomberg Philanthropies” about the scheme, from current Biden “climate” advisor […]

Climate Litigation Confessional: Yes, it Really IS About Finding “New Streams of Revenue”

CLW readers may recall our recent curiosity about an email, and its attachment, which went missing from a document production from the Oregon Department of Justice. This particular email had begun a thread, one which showed the origin of Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum’s participation in yet another Center for Climate Integrity panel discussing (as one academic infamously put […]

Playing Hide-the-Docs

CLW has recently documented how public records lay out in some detail the playbook being run by the climate litigation industry, now apparently being coordinated by a Rockefeller Family Fund project, Center for Climate Integrity. Wednesday, CLW posted some public records showing CCI’s courtship of Oregon AG Ellen Rosenblum. Today we see the development of […]

2nd Circuit Affirms Climate Case Dismissal

From Energy in Depth: “The climate litigation campaign was dealt yet another stinging defeat in New York on Thursday after a federal appeals court rejected New York City’s attempt to revive its climate lawsuit against energy companies. It’s the second major loss in the state for climate liability supporters in less than 18 months after the New […]