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California lawsuit claims Big Oil deceived public on climate change

Posted on AllSides September 17th, 2023
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SAN FRANCISCO -- California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced his office has filed a lawsuit against five big oil and gas companies as well as the American Petroleum Institute for misleading the public about climate change and for engaging in harmful environmental practices. The defendants include Shell, ExxonMobil, ConocoPhilips, BP and the American Petroleum Institute. The attorney general argues the defendants have known for decades that the burning of fossil fuels contributes to climate change but they have misled and lied to the public about it. "Oil and gas companies...

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