July 7, 2016

CSLDF in the Guardian: Climate scientists are under attack from frivolous lawsuits

Reposted from The Guardian: Today’s climate scientists have a lot more to worry about than peer review. Organizations with perverse financial incentives harass scientists with lawsuit […]
March 28, 2016

CSLDF Files New Brief in Support of Protecting Climate Scientists

On Friday, March 25, CSLDF filed a brief as amicus curiae before the Pima County Superior Court in Arizona, arguing for protection of climate scientists’ private files against invasive open records requests by the Energy & Environment Legal Institute.
December 28, 2015

New Lawsuit Over Climate Scientists’ Emails

December 28, 2015 Since July, Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) has engaged in an ongoing campaign for internal National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) documents and emails, […]
November 10, 2015

Arizona Court Approves CSLDF Amicus Brief – And E&E Legal Simultaneously Files Opposition

CSLDF is pleased to announce that the Arizona Court of Appeals has granted its motion to participate as amicus curiae, or “friend of the court." Last month, CSLDF filed an amicus brief urging the Arizona Court of Appeals to protect climate scientists’ files from invasive open records requests by E&E Legal. As described in our brief, E&E Legal’s requests are “part of a broader strategy of attacking individual scientists as a way to try to discredit theories or even entire fields of study.”
October 27, 2015

CSLDF Files Legal Brief Supporting Protection of Climate Scientists Against Harassment

On October 26, CSLDF filed a brief as amicus curiae, or “friend of the court,” urging the Arizona Court of Appeals to protect climate scientists’ files from invasive open records requests. CSLDF filed its brief in support of the Arizona Board of Regents, which has defended the records of two University of Arizona climate scientists from massive and harassing open records requests by the Energy & Environment Legal Institute.
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