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.
October 10, 2015

Climate Scientist Threatened with Investigation by Member of Congress for Purported “Partisan Political Activity”

October 10, 2015 A climate scientist who was the lead signatory on a letter to President Obama, supporting a proposed inquiry of some corporate opponents to […]
September 10, 2015

Litigation Seeking Climate Scientists’ Emails in Name of “Transparency” Has Been Secretly Funded by Coal Industry

September 10, 2015 In March 2015, an Arizona trial court validated the University of Arizona’s denial of massive records requests by Energy & Environment Legal (“E&E […]
May 20, 2015

New Legal Attacks on Climate Science Community: Climate Blogger Sued for $2 Million for “Interference” and “Conspiracy”

May 20, 2015 In the newest variation of legal attacks on climate science, tandem lawsuits were filed against climate science blogger and computer scientist John Mashey, […]
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