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May 06, 2014

A pretextual climate change report?

This week, the Obama Administration released a National Climate Assessment that predicts dire consequences for the nation’s economy owing to global warming.  Here at Pacific Legal Foundation, we take no position on the scientific side of the climate change debate, but we do strongly believe that climate change should not be used as a pretext ...

July 14, 2011

The Supreme Court and “civil heresy”

Author:  Damien M. Schiff The Supreme Court decided a few weeks ago in American Electric Power Co. v. Connecticut that there is no federal common law tort of public nuisance based on greenhouse gas emissions.  In writing about the decision, I noted that the majority opinion has a gratuitous footnote which states that the Cou ...