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 [...]
by Erin Mundahl Inside Sources According to the hashtag, ExxonKnew, but what it knew and when has doubtless been more complicated than New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and his supporters hoped when they first announced their lawsuit against ExxonMobil. This week, the tattered ExxonKnew campaign reached a significant milestone, turning two years old. Since [...]
Washington, D.C. – A study published by Harvard Professor Naomi Oreskes has made clear that the investigations by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and his "Green 20" coalition of state AGs — a scheme first exposed by E&E Legal in documents obtained under open records requests, and now the subject of multiple lawsuits over [...]
by Matthew Hardin, FME Counsel In the New York County Supreme Court in lower Manhattan, E&E Legal and several citizens groups recently discovered something remarkable: the New York Attorney General’s Office had corresponded with the scheduler for Tom Steyer, a democratic political donor, and Lee Wasserman, of the Rockefeller Family Fund, immediately prior to launching [...]