A New York appellate court again ordered that state’s top cop to pay thousands of dollars in attorney’s fees for improperly denying a request for documents under the state’s Freedom of Information Law.
A state judge in Texas has left the door open for ExxonMobil to seek deposition testimony from many of the key players who are the driving force behind climate change lawsuits from local governments like San Francisco, Oakland, and New York City.
The New York Times has come up with a new defense against so-called climate denialists who happen to point out that most polar bear populations are steady or increasing amidst climate change: The ice hasn’t disappeared as fast as we said it would.
A key allegation in a climate lawsuit by the City of New York against Exxon and four major oil producers is identical to an allegation recently discredited by a judge in a similar case in California.
California cities suing Exxon and four other oil companies have reworded a portion of their original complaint after being rebuked by the presiding judge.
A civil suit playing out between five American oil companies and the municipalities of Oakland and San Francisco started off poorly for climate change activists.
Gov. Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania summed up his climate plan as “the quieter the better” in a face-to-face meeting with billionaire activist Tom Steyer in 2017, according to emails from a source with knowledge of the meeting.
Many prominent studies used by the federal government to measure the costs of climate change rely on a flawed methodology that incorporates faulty economic models and fails to account for human adaption, according to a new report.