“Libertarian” Niskanen Center Joins in Municipal Climate Racketeering Scheme

A harrowing blog post at the Niskanen Center’s blog details the think tank throwing its hat in the ring with Leftist-controlled municipalities of Boulder and San Miguel Counties in Colorado to help destroy fossil fuel companies. Fossil fuel companies are the targets of numerous municipal lawsuits alleging corporations, like Exxon-Mobil and Royal Dutch Shell, intentionally…

Boston Judge Accepts Climate Necessity Defence, Dismisses Charges

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Judge Mary Ann Driscoll has dismissed criminal charges against protestors including Al Gore’s daughter on the grounds that their actions were necessary to prevent climate change. Judge sets aside charges in pipeline protest Jordan Graham Thursday, March 29, 2018 … The protesters, including Karenna Gore, the daughter of former Vice […]…

Environmentalists Lose on Two Legal Fronts

Despite the wave of lawsuits from environmentalist organizations in reaction to the Trump Administration’s environmental policies, fortunately, there are (albeit limited) instances where greens have lost. At times governments push back against environmentalists because their policies are will destroy jobs or economic growth. For example, in Massachusetts a federal agency disputed claims made by the…

Climate Lawsuits Piling Up

Guest essay by Eric Worrall For years many fossil fuel companies seemed content to stay quiet in the face of public vilification, but with big lawsuits looming, this strategy of avoiding public climate controversy is looking increasingly precarious. Four climate change lawsuits to watch in 2018 Did you know it’s possible to take legal action […]…

New York City Joins in Climate Change Racketeering Scheme

New York City joins the California municipalities of Imperial Beach, San Fransisco and Oakland cities along with Marin and San Matteo counties in suing British Petroleum (BP), Chevron, Conoco Phillips, Exxon Mobil and Royal Dutch Shell accusing them of hiding the research of their own scientists knowing that burning fossil fuels causes climate change. According…

Michael Mann may have jeopardized Canadian libel lawsuit

UPDATE 07/06/2017: Upon further investigation, it is looking like the Principia Scientific article cited below is not true. A review of the website’s archives shows a 2014 article states that Dr. Tim Ball won Mann’s lawsuit against him during that time as well. Apologies for any inconvenience. Not only is Penn State climate scientist Michael…

Could HSUS lose its non-profit status?

A fascinating court decision was handed down early last week that could result in the Humane Society (HSUS) losing its non-profit status under the US tax code. According to Courthouse News Service, a former HSUS donor (Genlin Foundation) sued the animal rights group for breach of contract. Genlin accused the HSUS of neglecting its duties…