Craig Richardson, president of the Energy and Environment Legal Institute (E&E Legal), issued the following statement in response to the U.S. District Court of Northern California’s decision to dismiss the lawsuits filed against energy companies by the Cities of Oakland and San Francisco: Environmental front groups for billionaires intent on taking over this country’s energy [...]
Richardson’s Statement on Energy Companies Request for New York Court to Dismiss ‘Climate Change’ Shakedown
Washington, D.C. – Craig Richardson, president of the Energy and Environment Legal Institute, issued the following statement in response to a hearing today in the Southern District of New York and a request by several energy companies to dismiss a climate change related lawsuit filed against them by New York City. Once again global elitists [...]
Richardson Appearance on Terry Lowry’s What Up Radio Program to Discuss the Energy Company Shakedown Effort by the Left
E&E Legal President Craig Richardson joined Terry Lowry's What's Up radio program to discuss the Left's shakedown efforts of large energy companies in a handful of municipalities. Listen now.
by Chris White Daily Caller A New York court ordered AG Eric Schneiderman Thursday to fork over public information about elements of his climate crusade to a libertarian think tank in Washington, D.C. New York Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) in a case involving a series of documents conservatives believe could reveal a [...]
by Craig Richardson E&E Legal President The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) held a panel discussion last week that focused on a parade of local governments that have taken the energy industry to court to pay for damages stemming from climate change. It was a supposed to be a serious and sober affair – until David [...]
by Alex Newman The New American America's hostile foreign enemies and large swaths of the U.S. “environmental” movement have something in common — and according to a new congressional report, it may be more than a coincidence. A stunning investigation by the U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology uncovered evidence that Russian agents [...]
E&E Legal President Craig Richardson Joins the Zeb Bell Show to Discuss Rockefeller-led Efforts to Shake Down Energy Companies
On February 26, E&E Legal President Craig Richardson joined radio host Zeb Bell to discuss his recent op-ed, and how the Rockefeller Foundation and other green benefactors are using elected officials and the court system to shake down fossil fuel companies.
On February 21, E&E Legal President Craig Richardson joined Conservative Commando Radio hosts Sharron Angle and Rick Trader. Richardson discussed his recent op-ed, and how the Rockefeller Foundation and other green benefactors are using elected officials and the court system to shake down fossil fuel companies.
“Social investing” campaigns include not only promotion of preferred investments but a determined effort to disable these investments’ competition. That darker flip side involves a “climate risk disclosure” industry. Players in this “CRD” movement include state attorneys general, comptrollers and treasurers, and lawmakers combining with public pension funds, interest groups and, of course, contingency-fee lawyers. [...]
Just as E&E Legal Predicted, Next Stop for the Climate Shakedown Crowd: Pension Funds and Politician-Led lawsuits
E&E Legal knows a thing or two about New York shakedown schemes. Through our public records pursuits and subsequent lawsuits, we exposed an intricate scam consisting of green 'rent seekers,' willing public officials like New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and his co-ringer leader, former Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell, big donors like Tom Steyer and ideological scolds [...]