One of the major firms behind a handful of the ongoing climate lawsuits brought by governments against energy companies proactively pitched the idea to the city of San Francisco, according to emails obtained by the Washington Free Beacon via open records laws.
Robert Kennedy Jr. authored a memo to New York’s then-Attorney General Eric Schneiderman in an attempt to help that state’s top cop find a way to completely ban Exxon from doing business in the Empire State.
A state judge in Texas has left the door open for ExxonMobil to seek deposition testimony from many of the key players who are the driving force behind climate change lawsuits from local governments like San Francisco, Oakland, and New York City.
A key allegation in a climate lawsuit by the City of New York against Exxon and four major oil producers is identical to an allegation recently discredited by a judge in a similar case in California.
California cities suing Exxon and four other oil companies have reworded a portion of their original complaint after being rebuked by the presiding judge.
A civil suit playing out between five American oil companies and the municipalities of Oakland and San Francisco started off poorly for climate change activists.
A new paper rebuts claims by two Harvard professors that communications from ExxonMobil showed a pattern of the company deceiving the public and trying to spread doubt about the true extent and potential harm from climate change.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) tweeted incorrectly on Friday that Rex Tillerson, President Trump’s nominee for secretary of state, will not divest from ExxonMobil, where he worked for 40 years.
Donald Trump has chosen ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to serve as secretary of State in the incoming administration, the president-elect’s transition team announced Tuesday.