Climate Lawsuits Have Cities Seeing Green

By Hunter Pearl, Institute for Energy Research “In my last article I discussed atmospheric trust litigation (ATL), the latest crusade among radical environmentalists to impose through the courts what they could not pass through the ballot box. This coordinated campaign includes using child plaintiffs to sue the federal government to adopt their desired climate change…

India Environmentalists Oppose More Development in Mumbai

After Mumbai’s state government enacted changes to a special development district for the Seawoods development in the city, Asian Age quotes a spokesman with the Navi Mumbai Environment Preservation Society said the move is a way to benefit developers at the expense of lands of ecological importance. At issue is the construction not only more…

Deforestation, global warming and blaming humans first

BBC reported that Brazil is experiencing the worst drought in decades and has attributed the drought to the deforestation the Amazon rainforest is experiencing. However, what is curious is that the Brazilian government announced that the rainforest has experienced the lowest level of deforestation in 25 years. Naturally, environmentalists with the World Wide Fund shot…

Proposed EPA edict may make farmers polluters

In 1972, Congress enacted the Clean Water Act which ushered in the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency. The law was the result of press coverage surrounding a fire on the Cuyahoga River that entailed chemicals and debris dumped into the river that caught fire. Despite thirteen prior fire incidents, the 1969 event caught the…