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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 […]

1st Circuit Court of Appeals Allows Rhode Island “Sustainable Funding Stream” Climate Tort Case to Go Back to State Court

Yesterday, as a similar action out of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit — BP P.L.C. et al. v Mayor & City Council of Baltimore — awaits argument in the United States Supreme Court, a two-judge First Circuit panel issued an opinion upholding a federal district court’s remand of Rhode Island’s case […]

“Missing Link” Claim Dealt Another Blow: New Emails Show AG Kamala Harris Office Helped Plan La Jolla Climate Litigation Conference

“She was in the vanguard of the new progressive state AGs who use prosecutorial power against opponents. Watch for this in the Harris Administration in 2025, if not sooner.” — Wall Street Journal Editorial, “Getting to Know Kamala Harris”, August 13, 2020 Back in March 2018, Judge Valerie Caproni of the U.S. District Court for […]

SCOTUS Accepts Baltimore Climate Nuisance Case — Subject of Amicus Brief Revealing Confession of Seeking “Sustainable Funding Stream”

Attentive CLW readers recall our report in April that the transparency group Energy Policy Advocates had filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court in BP P.L.C. et al. v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore. This brief set forth proof, in the form of a confession twice-recorded and second-sourced in public records, that the epidemic […]

How Donors & Media Allies Engineer Attorney General Investigations

Tomato-Tomahto, Persecute-Prosecute CLW readers are familiar with the role played by Rockefeller organizations, and the media outlets they underwrite, in expanding the climate litigation industry. Otherwise known in some quarters as “going after climate denialism–along with a bunch of state and local prosecutors nationwide.”  This role has been ably chronicled in numerous items posted at […]