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Amicus Brief Provides SCOTUS with Unredacted AGs’ Climate-Nuisance “Confidentiality Agreement”, Other New Records

Today, the government-transparency group Energy Policy Advocates filed a petition and proposed brief in support of certiorari in the State of Rhode Island’s “climate nuisance” case which, as the brief notes, subtly shifted its focus after filing — and after “nuisance” claims were dealt further defeats in federal courts — to emphasizing alleged consumer fraud. […]

“Certain Automakers” Enter “Confidentiality Agreement” with State AGs in Lawsuit Over CA GHG Standards

Pact Hints at Other Dealmaking With Cooperative Automakers Thanks to the transparency group Energy Policy Advocates (“EPA”), CLW has seen records of state attorneys general canoodling with “certain automakers” on a “CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT REGARDING THE SHARING OF INFORMATION IN JOINT DEFENSE OF GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSION STANDARDS FOR VEHICLES AND ENGINES.” This is among an absolute […]

O, What a Tangled Web They Weave

The Minnesota State Supreme Court has granted Attorney General Keith Ellison’s petition seeking review of his loss to Energy Policy Advocates at the Court of Appeals this summer. That came in an open records case involving correspondence between AGs pursuing the “climate” agenda in court, the Bloomberg-financed “Special Assistant Attorneys General,” and claims that such […]

Leaning on Industry “Partners” to Impose Climate Agenda Back on Tap?

AGs, Biden Admin Targeted Industry to Become “Partners” to Impose “Climate-car” Auto Standards; Will DoJ Follow Through on Threat re: Litigation Campaign? Climate-industry observers should take close note of the model described here in which targeted industry become the federal government’s “partners” — not so much Gangster Government, but more a combination of Hostage-taking and Wolfpack Government: […]

New AG Secrecy Pact Supports Claim that AG Lawsuits are the Fishing Expeditions Requested by Tort Bar

Some months ago it occurred to CLW that none among the various secrecy pacts that had emerged among “climate” state attorneys general purported to cover the new breed of state attorney general lawsuits against energy companies, prioritizing claims of consumer deception over the original claims of public nuisance and investor fraud which had stumbled in the courtroom. […]