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Cities, Activists Are Turning to the Courts to Enforce Global Warming Policies

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The Daily Caller discusses the trend of activists taking legal action to enforce global warming policies with Chris Horner.

The U.N. issued a report in May encouraging activists to use the courts to circumvent legislatures and company board rooms to push global warming policies.

The international body argued legal action “has arguably never been a more important tool to push policymakers and market participants.” Fast forward five months, and some local governments have taken the recommendation to heart.

Legal experts have taken notice.

“The global warming industry is increasingly turning to the courts to impose their agenda for the simple reason that it has failed through the proper democratic process,” Chris Horner, an attorney and senior fellow at the libertarian Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), told The Daily Caller News Foundation.

Read the full article at The Daily Caller.