Climate Change News
Watchdog wants emails between anti-Exxon lawyer and New York Attorney General's Office; Company used them in its defense
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) - A conservative energy-policy group has sued to unseal parts of ExxonMobil’s defense in a failed climate lawsuit by New York Attorney General Letitia James, saying “the public has an absolute right to know” about communications between the New York AG and a private lawyer pushing potentially lucrative climate change lawsuits around the country.
Having lost climate change lawsuits, Oakland and San Francisco will plead cases to Ninth Circuit this week
PASADENA, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Two potentially precedent-setting hearings Wednesday, Feb. 5 involving Bay Area communities will seek to decide who has jurisdiction, federal or state courts, in appealed lawsuits over allegations that oil companies Chevron and Exxon Mobil Corp. injured plaintiffs by promoting fossil fuel emissions.