California Files Suit Against Oil Majors for Misleading on Climate Change -- OPIS

Posted on AllSides September 18th, 2023
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California has filed a civil lawsuit against five oil majors and the industry's largest lobbying group, the American Petroleum Institute, for allegedly engaging in "deception and creating climate change-related harms." In a Saturday statement, California Attorney General Rob Bonta said his office has sued ExxonMobil Corp., Shell Plc, Chevron Corp., ConocoPhillips Corp. and BP Plc in the San Francisco County Superior Court on behalf of the state. California's complaint asserts that "although the companies have known since at least the 1960s that the burning of fossil fuels would warm the...

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