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New Filing Against Climate “Lawfare”

CLW just noticed this post on Energy in Depth. The petition seeking judicial defense against what the Texas Court of Appeals acknowledged is climate “lawfare” being waged across the country — what one might call “going after climate denialism–along with a bunch of state and local prosecutors nationwide” — to be very timely amid the […]

Texas Court of Appeals Decries Climate Lawfare; Urges State Supreme Court to Take Up Issue

The Texas State Court of Appeals for the Second District issued an opinion Thursday night on the matter of whether the state’s courts have jurisdiction over participants in the climate litigation industry by virtue of their targeting Texas companies. From Energy in Depth: On Thursday, an intermediate appellate court in Texas reluctantly denied a petition filed by ExxonMobil that […]

Climate Lawfare: Paris Treaty Shackles UK, Will U.S. Avoid?

From the Global Warming Policy Foundation, we see a UK court has blocked expansion of Heathrow Airport citing to incompatibility with the Paris climate treaty. That’s the “non-binding” ‘not-a-treaty-“agreement“‘, that withdrawing from is silly because, you know, it won’t actually do anything so why not stay in… This lawfare was long-predicted, in a late 1990s […]

“Attribution” For Me, Not for Thee

There was a conference this past weekend on attributing severe weather events to individual defendants in litigation, attended by Andrew Montford of Bishop-Hill blog (author of several climate books, The Hockey Stick Illusion and Hiding the Decline). As CLW previously wrote about attribution: Several media outlets are in the process of helping out with “attribution” […]