university of virginia
July 19, 2012 -
The American Tradition Institute, a conservative think tank with ties to fossil-fuel interests, is continuing its campaign to discredit prominent climate scientists using freedom of information requests - and it's particularly interested in their communications with journalists.
June 27, 2012 -
The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington rejects Ken Cuccinelli's challenge to the EPA's finding that unregulated greenhouse gas emissions pose a danger to human health and safety. Cuccinelli, who's running for governor, says he'll take the case to the Supreme Court.
December 22, 2011 -
Our review of the top stories of 2011 here at Facing South continues. Next up: A new kind of attack on climate scientists, and the dirty-energy money behind it.
November 29, 2011 -
FALL 2011 | A conservative think tank has filed a controversial Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the University of Virginia seeking emails and other documents related to former professor Michael Mann, a leading scholar of global warming. Facing South explores who the American Tradition Institute is and the implications of its actions.
November 4, 2011 -
Christopher Horner, director of litigation for the global-warming denier group the American Tradition Institute, is one of the featured speakers at this weekend's Americans for Prosperity conference in Washington, D.C.
October 31, 2011 -
Dirty-energy interests, wealthy conservatives and the think tanks they fund have joined forces to target global-warming researchers using the Freedom of Information Act -- and this week they're set for a showdown in a Virginia courtroom.