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Did Massachusetts AG Just File a Tort Lawyer’s Slide Show as a Lawsuit?

These past two weeks CLW has documented how, just weeks her office took in a slide show presentation titled “What Exxon Knew” from a plaintiffs’ attorney touring OAGs looking for “a single sympathetic attorney general” to help out his flagging litigation campaign against the energy industry, Massachusetts’ AG Maura Healey announced an investigation into — […]

The Climate Change Litigation Campaign Next Stop? The U.S. House of Representatives.

From the Manufacturers Accountability Project The House Oversight and Reform Committee’s Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties held a hearing Wednesday Oct 23rd titled “Examining the Oil Industry’s Efforts to Suppress the Truth about Climate Change.” Among the hearing’s witnesses are Harvard University professor Dr. Naomi Oreskes and Sharon Eubanks, former chief counsel for […]

Mementos of House Hearing Witness, #ExxonKnew Author’s Role in Climate Litigation Industry

Naomi Oreskes is the Zelig of the climate litigation industry, appearing in every agenda or list of attendees at landmark “secret”, “delegitimize” and other infamous gatherings: As CLW wrote earlier: Trotting out activists Naomi Oreskes and Sharon Bordas is something of an effort to get the band back together from the “secret meeting at Harvard”, […]

Weaponization of Law Enforcement — A Timeline

The below timeline affirms it is acceptable for an AG to launch investigations into, e.g., the renewable energy or climate industry at the request of trial lawyers October 2012: La Jolla meeting proceedings published. Plaintiffs’ attorney Matt Pawa calls for “a single sympathetic attorney general” to begin subpoenaing records of private parties targeted by climate […]

Confused Sen. Kamala Harris and “Partisan Probes”

Sen. Kamala Harris, a former California attorney general, recently“found herself in hot water after getting caught telling a fib about her history with ExxonMobil.” Specifically, she claimed that she had sued the company as part of the #ExxonKnew campaign by plaintiffs’ lawyers and activist attorneys general looking for settlements in the hundreds of billions of dollars […]