Democratic AGs, climate change groups colluded on prosecuting dissenters emails show

Washington Times reports on emails uncovered between attorneys genearal and climate change activists, and the subpoena CEI recieved. 

The effort paid off. At the press conference, which included former Vice President Al Gore, a coalition of 16 Democratic attorneys general and one independent — Virgin Islands Attorney General Claude E. Walker — announced that they would use the power of state government to explore legal avenues to challenge climate change dissent.

Four of the attorneys general have reportedly launched investigations into Exxon Mobil Corp., and Mr. Walker has issued a subpoena for 10 years worth of climate change documents and communications from the Competitive Enterprise Institute, a free market think tank.

The collection of emails sheds new light on the close working relationship between the climate change movement and Democratic lawmakers.

Mr. Schnare said the emails “show Schneiderman’s office suggested their outside-activist green allies deceive the press; meanwhile, AGs in his coalition have subpoenaed at least one policy group’s correspondence with the media.” His reference was to the Competitive Enterprise Institute.

Read the full article at Washington Times.