Browsing All posts tagged under »Climate Change Lawsuits«

Judge Tosses Kids’ Lawsuit Against Trump Climate Policies

April 2, 2019 by

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By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ Rejecting a claim by Philadelphia-based Clean Air Council and attorneys representing two Pennsylvania school boys that people have a constitutionally guaranteed due process right to a “life-sustaining climate,” a federal Judge has dismissed a bizarre legal case challenging the Trump administration’s climate policies. In his Fen. 19 decision, U.S. District […]

Judge Tosses NYC’s Climate Lawsuit

July 20, 2018 by

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By Michael Bastasch ~ A federal judge tossed a lawsuit New York City brought against five major oil companies, demanding compensation for the alleged damages from man-made global warming. “The Court recognizes that the City, and many other governmental entities around the United States and in other nations, will be forced to grapple with the […]

Working With Green Groups, Local Governments Use This Kind Of Lawsuit To Get Cash From Oil Giants

July 7, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Cities and counties across the country are teaming up with environmental groups to drill for revenue by using public-nuisance lawsuits against some of the world’s largest energy companies. These local governments claim oil giants, such as Exxon Mobil, Chevron, and others, have caused global warming that they say is damaging their […]

Speculative Climate Chaos Versus Indisputable Fossil Fuel Benefits

June 4, 2018 by

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Federal judge tells climate litigants to tally the numerous blessings from fossil fuels since 1859 By Paul Driessen ~ Judge William Alsup has a BS in engineering, has written computer programs for his ham radio hobby, delves deeply into the technical aspects of numerous cases before him, and even studied other programming languages for a […]

UK Guardian Boosts Climate Lawsuits ‘Inspired’ By Tobacco, Desegregation Cases

March 22, 2018 by

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By Callista Ring ~ The Guardian bolstered the proliferation of lawsuits against governments and companies over climate change by portraying them as incredibly significant. The left-wing British newspaper asked in all seriousness on March 20, “Can Climate Litigation Save the World?” In it, environment editor Damian Carrington’s word choice revealed support for these efforts. He called […]

Those Fraudulent Climate Litigation Shakedowns

March 9, 2018 by

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Which aspects are most fraudulent? The cities’ lawsuits, junk science or bond offerings? By Paul Driessen ~ The ultra liberal enclaves of New York City and San Francisco, Oakland, Santa Cruz, San Mateo, Marin, and Imperial Beach, California, all claim to be deeply worried about man-made climate cataclysms. They detest petroleum, oppose pipelines, fracking, and […]