New York Appears To Be Struggling In Landmark Exxon Climate Trial

November 4, 2019
The New York Attorney General’s (AG) office appears to be struggling in a high-profile trial to persuade a state court judge that oil and gas giant ExxonMobil violated state law by defrauding investors about the risks posed by climate change. As the trial enters its third week, New York Supreme Court Justice Barry Ostrager has often expressed skepticism of the state’s case. Proceedings are expected to wrap up before Nov. 8, and the judge has indicated he hopes to issue...

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