By Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in the Daily Sentinel If I said my eyes have an optical power of more than 50 dioptres, would you say that is impossible? Or perfectly normal? Or like most people, would you ask, "What in the world is a dioptre?" Context matters. In today's [...]
by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in the Daily Sentinel A new report from the World Wildlife Fund claims humans have killed more than half the all the wildlife in the world since 1970. The report attracted media mass attention, though if you read the entire 145-page essay, it doesn't really [...]
by James Delingpole Breitbart Hollywood’s whoopings and ululations over the departure of Scott Pruitt tell you all you need to know. This was never about saving the environment. It was about desperate, vengeful progressives claiming a political scalp as their peevish sop to console themselves for their despair that Donald Trump is #winning... They may gloat [...]
by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in the American Spectator What if I were to suggest turning all of New York into a national monument? OK, maybe we would exclude the gigantic city, but the rest of that beautiful state could be our newest national monument. You might instinctively see a [...]
Washington Free Beacon: Steyer Climate Alliance Hit Pennsylvania Roadblock After Trump Ditched Paris Accord
by Todd Shepard Washington Free Beacon Gov. Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania summed up his climate plan as "the quieter the better" in a face-to-face meeting with billionaire activist Tom Steyer in 2017, according to emails from a source with knowledge of the meeting. The emails also show Wolf worried that jumping into a state-based [...]
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.
by Richard Pollock Daily Caller George Soros made big investment bets on fossil fuel companies in the fourth quarter of 2017 even though he claims these firms contribute to climate change, according to a Daily Caller News Foundation investigation. In the last quarter of 2017, Soros Fund Management reported investments in eleven new fossil corporations [...]
by H. Sterling Burnett Heartland New York City, San Francisco, and Oakland have filed lawsuits against the five largest private oil companies—BP, Chevron, Conoco-Phillips, ExxonMobil, and Royal Dutch Shell—claiming they are contributing to destructive climate change...New York City’s lawsuit comes just a few months after several cities in California, including San Francisco and Oakland, filed [...]
Wall Street Journal Editorial: The Marrakesh Climate Express; A Governor’s green policy adviser has a giant carbon footprint.
by the Editorial Board Wall Street Journal Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed an executive order in 2016 on telecommuting, noting that letting public employees work remotely can “reduce transportation-related greenhouse-gas emissions.” And those emissions do add up, especially if you commute from Morocco to Washington—as the Governor’s senior climate policy adviser, Chris Davis, has done [...]
by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As Appearing in The Daily Sentinel One of Shakespeare’s most famous lines comes when Hamlet asks his mother how she reacts to a certain character’s effusive and flowery language, and she responds, “The lady doth protest too much, methinks.” It’s among the bard’s many lines still quoted [...]