Last Ditch Effort? Sen. Whitehouse, #ExxonKnew Activists Try to Revive Failing Climate Litigation Campaign
In a highly-coordinated move, nearly 30 scientists, government officials and third-party organizations recently joined the fledgling climate litigation campaign. The group signed onto 8 separate amicus briefs filed Tuesday to advocate on behalf of six California municipalities suing fossil fuel companies for climate change.
The free-for-all included a brief filed by U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), who saw this as an opportunity to file a bizarre 34-page diatribe against the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which is not a party to the litigation.
Read the full breakdown over at EID Climate.