Posted by Curt on 18 August, 2007 at 8:00 pm. 3 comments already!

The global warming freaks now want to start suing energy companies like the money hungry lawyers did with big tobacco:

A little birdie recently chirped about some usual-suspect state attorneys general preparing a litigation strategy document for/with environmental pressure groups, providing a roadmap for cooperatively replicating the tobacco litigation of a decade ago in the "global warming" context, substituting that projected catastrophe for cancer and "big energy" for tobacco companies.

The point of such exercise would not be to litigate the matter to conclusion — ever more challenging what with forced corrections of the temperature record, recent exposure of the woeful reliability of our own world’s most reliable surface measuring network, and of course no global warming in a decade (or, we now know, since 1900 for that matter) — but to extract massive settlements from the energy industry to further fund the trial lawyers, greens and the greens’ pet projects. Just imagine the anti-energy campaign that this model would yield! And at no cost, really, except to anyone who uses energy and/or invests in these sleepy "granny stocks". Oh, and the economy.

Chris Horner has filed Freedom of Information requests to seven states, which I am assuming are the State’s which plan on jumping on the Global Warming Cash Train.  Those states being California, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Vermont, Washington and Massachusetts.  See anything that those states have in common?

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