Rhode Island Opens Up New Front in Climate Change Lawsuit Offensive

The Rhode Island attorney general filed a lawsuit in state court against ExxonMobil (Exxon), BP, Shell, and others, arguing that the energy producers knew their product contributed to climate change, but “engaged in a coordinated, multi-front effort to conceal and deny their own knowledge” of possible resulting threats.

Feds Fund Dissertation on ‘Climate Change Denial’

The National Science Foundation is funding a doctoral dissertation on “climate change denial.”

The University of Kansas was awarded $12,000 for the research, which began on June 1. The research seeks to find a “more complete and nuanced understanding” of individuals who are skeptical that human beings cause climate change.