Four Things to Know About Washington D.C.’s New Climate Lawsuit
Washington, D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine sued ExxonMobil, BP, Chevron, and Shell today for allegedly misleading District consumers about the role the companies’ products play in causing climate change. In a move that suggests close coordination, the legal action comes just one day after Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison filed a very similar lawsuit.
This case is the most recent iteration within a broader campaign to attack energy companies that is fueled by a coordinated network of trial attorneys, activists, and deep-pocketed donors.
Read the full blog post at EIDClimate.org.