Climate Change

Dems Get Reality Check on Climate Suits

13 governments have sued 'Big Oil' seeking damages

Politicians and trial lawyers eager to sue energy companies over the costs of climate change received an unwelcome message from a university professor, according to records obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.

Apocalypse Later: Climate Activists Gather at Capitol

Climate change activists will have to draw on the Capitol building another day

It's 5:00 p.m. on a Tuesday, and about 100 people have gathered in a park behind the House of Representatives office buildings. They've taped up the trees and lamp posts with yellow emergency tape. A man standing by a picnic table hands out vests which look like they were filched from the gilets jaunes. Passersby stop and gawk at the spectacle.

Ocasio-Cortez’s Chief of Staff: Green New Deal About Changing Economy

'We really think of it as a how-do-you-change-the-entire-economy thing'

Saikat Chakrabarti, chief of staff for New York representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D.), said that the Green New Deal was not about the climate, but rather about tearing down the economy and building a new one, according to a report from The Washington Post.

Group Asks NASA to Remove Dubious Climate Change Stat

Numerous scientists have criticized the '97 percent' consensus figure in recent years

A free-market think tank formally requested that NASA remove information on its website asserting that a broad consensus among scientists endorse the theory that human activity is the main driver of global climate change.

HEROES: French Police Clear Traffic Jam Caused by Climate Protesters

Even the French can be heroes now and then. Despite getting knocked out of the Women’s World Cup on their home turf after a 2-1 loss to the United States — the most recent example of American athletes enjoying unprecedented success under President Donald J. Trump — the French bounced back with an epic display of winning, and proved that there are indeed some tyrants to which they won’t readily surrender.

Advocacy Group Pays Conference Fees for Mayor to Promote Energy Lawsuits

Santa Cruz mayor will tout lawsuit against Exxon to other mayors

An environmental advocacy group is paying the registration fees for Santa Cruz mayor Martine Watkins (D.) to attend the United States Conference of Mayors Summit in Hawaii later this month, where Watkins will speak in favor of governments suing large energy producers over climate change.