Thwarted by the Law, Climate Activists Turn to the Courts

Thwarted by the Law, Climate Activists Turn to the Courts

The “Keep It in the Ground” activists behind Juliana v. United States—the trial of the millennium”—are also the driving forces behind the “necessity defense” trials of the “valve turners” and other eco-terrorists—the “holy grail of climate activism.”

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Walking the Walk but Still Flying the Flights: The Fatal Flaw of the Keep It in the Ground Movement

Walking the Walk but Still Flying the Flights: The Fatal Flaw of the Keep It in the Ground Movement

Therein lies the fatal flaw of the Keep It in the Ground movement: the goal of keeping all oil and natural gas “in the ground” is pure fantasy because we simply cannot live in modern society without the tremendous benefits they provide.

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After Juliana—The Next Wave of Environmental Activist Lawsuits

After Juliana—The Next Wave of Environmental Activist Lawsuits

While the Trump administration awaits a decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on its petition to dismiss Juliana v. United States, they would be wise to investigate the much more aggressive—and potentially much more significant—wave of lawsuits that will immediately follow it.

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The Anti-Pipeline Movement’s Children’s Crusade

The Anti-Pipeline Movement’s Children’s Crusade

But what is being sold as a story about a bunch of idealistic whiz kids joining forces to protect Minnesota from the nefarious pipeline company is really just the latest scheme launched by 350.org and other keep-it-in-the-ground activist groups to shut down much-needed pipeline construction across North America.

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The Onion Nails It: Anti-industry research is still laughable

The Onion Nails It: Anti-industry research is still laughable

The problem with every iteration of this study is that it seeks to blame oil, gas and coal companies for providing the energy that makes our modern life possible, without any consideration given to the people—every single one of us—who benefit from this affordable and abundant energy supply.

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The Violent Reality Behind the "Peaceful #NoDAPL Protester" Myth

The Violent Reality Behind the "Peaceful #NoDAPL Protester" Myth

EarthFirst! provided $500,000 in seed money to a group of “violent eco-terrorist infiltrators” who then “initiated direct action training for its own members and other protestors interested in engaging in violent conflict and incited and perpetrated acts of terrorism.”

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The Anti-pipeline Activists Repeat the Same Mistakes that Got Them Sued

The Anti-pipeline Activists Repeat the Same Mistakes that Got Them Sued

Just weeks after Energy Transfer Partners filed a lawsuit against Greenpeace and other members of the anti-pipeline “enterprise,” at least four members of that enterprise—350.org, the Rainforest Action Network, Sierra Club, and Food and Water Watch—have teamed up with other extremist groups to launch the “Stop Energy Transfer Partners” campaign’s National Day of Action (September 8-9), which is chock full of the same lies that ETP is suing them for in the first place.

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Are those 100 companies also responsible for 71% of our modern life?

Are those 100 companies also responsible for 71% of our modern life?

While CDP said the report is “aimed at investors wishing to better understand the amount of carbon associated with their fossil fuel holdings,” it’s important to understand that the activists have also threatened to use this database in future lawsuits against individual oil and natural gas companies.

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