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AG Smacked Down Over Climate ‘Common Interest’ Claims

ALJ Questions OAG Sworn Claims as Misleading UPDATE: MN Livestream link at As the Minnesota State Supreme Court hears argument at 10 Eastern this morning over Energy Policy Advocates v Ellison et al., a case involving that climate-activist AG’s claims to a “common legal interest” shielding the record of climate-activist AGs including on the […]

What’s My Line? Vermont AG Docs Provide Window Into Shifting Litigation Rationales

Government-transparency group Energy Policy Advocates passes along some public records released by the Vermont Office of the Attorney General, providing background to that recent suit filed against energy companies for ‘climate deception.’ Interestingly, the VT OAG’s contract with a Washington, DC law firm originally sought counsel to “assist and support the AGO’s investigation and potential litigation against […]

Prepare to Be Judged

CLW readers may recall the effort by the plaintiffs’ climate tort movement, unearthed by Government Accountability & Oversight (GAO) and Energy Policy Advocates (EPA), to brief federal judges on the plaintiffs’ case. New public records from the Department of Energy in FOIA litigation brought by EPA shed further light on this. Here is a summary opening a window into […]

Timely Court Filings Detail Climate Litigation Industry, Origins

CLW readers may have noticed the media cycle has subtly begun for next week’s House Oversight Committee climate change show-trial, as energy crises unfold worldwide and President Biden prepares to take 13 Cabinet members and no grants of legislative authority from Congress supporting his “climate” agenda to the annual “Conference of the Parties” in Glasgow […]