Interview - Rhode Island Official's Confession About Climate Litigation - Climate Litigation Watch

Interview — Rhode Island Official’s Confession About Climate Litigation

Audrey Russo interviews GAO Board Member Chris Horner on the recent filing in the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit of notes taken at a Rockefeller family mansion meeting. These records reflect two independent sources recording Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management Director, Janet Coit, revealing that the State’s “climate nuisance” litigation against oil companies is in fact a move to obtain a “sustainable funding stream” in the face of a legislature that doesn’t share the administration’s spending priorities.