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13 07, 2018

E&E Legal Joins CEI-Led Coalition to President Trump to Urge Him to Ditch the Kigali Amendment

2018-12-19T13:47:19-05:00July 13th, 2018|"Climate Change", Coalitions, International, Policy, Richardson|

E&E Legal joined more than 20 other free market organizations in a letter to President Trump encouraging him to end the 'Kigali Amendment.'  The letter, which was organized by the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), began: Twenty-two free-market, conservative, consumer, and sound science organizations sent a letter to President Trump on July 2 opposing the Kigali Amendment and [...]

2 07, 2018

E&E Legal Joins CEI-led Coalition Effort Urging President Trump to Reject Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol

2018-12-19T13:49:05-05:00July 2nd, 2018|Coalitions, International, Kigali, Policy|

CEI Blog Post On July 2, CEI published a coalition letter it coordinated and sent President Donald Trump urging his Administration to Reject the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol. The letter began: The undersigned free market, conservative, consumer, and sound science organizations urge you to reject the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol. This [...]

30 09, 2017

Richardson: The Paris Climate Treaty Is Awful for the U.S. and We’re Still Not Out

2017-10-03T09:09:59-04:00September 30th, 2017|Conflict of Interest, International, Media Coverage, Paris Climate Treaty, Richardson|

by E&E Legal President Craig Richardson As Appearing in MRC's NewsBuster On September 16, social media lit up with a Wall Street Journal breaking news report that the Trump Administration is seeking ways to stay in the Paris Climate Treaty. After working with dozens of other free market, pro-liberty groups for six months encouraging the [...]

2 08, 2017

E&E Legal Forced to Sue NIEHS After the Agency Ignored FOIA Requests Related to Ramazzini Institute

2017-08-02T20:08:33-04:00August 2nd, 2017|Conflict of Interest, International, NIH, Scandal, Suits, Transparency|

The Energy & Environmental Legal Institute was forced to file suit (along with Exhibit 1 and Exhibit 2) against the National Institute for Environmental Health Studies (NIEHS) a component of the Department of Health & Human Services, after NIEHS ignored two different FOIA requests made seeking public records, specifically proposals and contracts between the agency and the [...]

12 07, 2017

Washington Times: Bermuda firm denies funneling Russian cash to anti-fracking groups

2017-07-13T11:13:33-04:00July 12th, 2017|Billionaire Scammers, Green Groups, International, Media Coverage, Richardson, Russian Money, Scandal|

by Valerie Richardson Washington Times A Bermuda company has denied funneling Russian money to environmental groups after being named by two key House Republicans in a letter calling for a probe into foreign funding of anti-fracking advocacy. Roderick M. Forrest, attorney for Klein Ltd., described as “completely false and irresponsible” accusations that Kleinhas acted as [...]

27 04, 2017

Baltimore Sun: Republicans are rethinking their disdain for the Paris accord – creating a political headache for Trump

2017-05-15T14:04:56-04:00April 27th, 2017|2015 Paris Talks, Conflict of Interest, Horner, International, Media Coverage, Paris Climate Treaty|

by Evan Halper The Baltimore Sun Supporters of Donald Trump worried he has lost his appetite for poking the establishment would probably be reassured if he were to make good on his promise to swiftly kick to the curb the Paris agreement on climate change. But the promise to snub Paris is fast becoming a [...]

21 04, 2017

Fox News: President Trump mulls over position on global warming deal

2017-05-15T14:02:08-04:00April 21st, 2017|2015 Paris Talks, Horner, International, Media Coverage, Paris Climate Treaty|

On April 21, Fox News aired a segment on the split in the White House regarding withdrawing from the Paris Treaty.  E&E Legal Legal Fellow Chris Horner, an expert on the Paris Treaty, appeared in the segment laying out the case for President Trump to honor his campaign promise and withdraw. Watch.

19 04, 2017

Horner: Breaking Trump’s vow amounts to a costly betrayal

2017-04-19T22:09:48-04:00April 19th, 2017|2015 Paris Talks, Horner, International, Media Coverage, Paris Climate Treaty|

by Chris Horner, E&E Legal Senior Legal Fellow As Appearing in USA Today President Trump’s advisers are debating recommendations on the Paris climate treaty. Reported arguments for staying in it appear to be no more than rationalizations to break Trump’s campaign promise to leave. Consider the line that it is not a treaty because it’s [...]

19 04, 2017

Breitbart: Oil Giants Join Ivanka, Jared to Defend Paris Climate Agreement

2017-04-19T09:42:36-04:00April 19th, 2017|2015 Paris Talks, Horner, International, Media Coverage, Paris Climate Treaty|

by Sean Moran Breitart News Oil conglomerates Exxon Mobil and Shell sided withWhite House advisers Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner, and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, arguing that the United States should stay in the Paris climate agreement. Senior White House adviser Steve Bannon and Environmental Protection Agency Scott Pruitt argued against staying in the Paris [...]

18 04, 2017

Christian News Today: In or out? Trump aides to huddle on climate accord Tuesday

2017-04-18T09:37:11-04:00April 18th, 2017|2015 Paris Talks, Horner, International, Media Coverage, Paris Climate Treaty|

by MagaZine Donald Trump’s advisors and cabinet officials will today convene a meeting to consider the United States’ commitment to the Paris Agreement, according to reports. Cheniere Energy, a natural gas company, wrote to White House adviser David Banks Monday, urging the administration to stay party to the Paris agreement... Some administration officials did not [...]

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