Florida the Latest State to Join National Legal Stunt
The National activist campaign to sue governments over climate change on behalf of “kids” has officially added Florida to its list of targets. It’s the latest political stunt in a series of cases brought all over the country. The lawsuits are not brought forward on legal merits — the true motivation is to generate press coverage and carry out PR stunts to turn public opinion against energy companies.
While these lawsuits name young people as the plaintiffs, the effort is really backed by deep-pocketed environmental organizations with the ultimate aim of curtailing oil and natural gas production – forcing through their political will via the courts when state legislatures do not embrace their desired policy.
Read the full blog post on EIDClimate.org.