"Exxon is polluting these proceedings just like it has polluted our communities."
ExxonMobil will pay a $6.6 million settlement, as agreed upon between the energy giant and federal agencies.
The Supreme Court has cleared the way for a state-led investigation into ExxonMobil’s climate change deception.
“It’s time Exxon pay for its destruction. For years, I've seen the rise of extreme oil and gas extraction – fracking and tar sands – and increasingly extreme weather events of the climate crisis.
Yesterday's ruling by the Supreme Court "clears the way for our office to investigate Exxon's conduct toward consumers and investors."
Over the last few years, ExxonMobil has come under fire numerous times for lobbying in the UK against electric vehicles, funding Congress and corporate lobby groups to deny climate change, and knowingly misleading the public about the reality of the issue.
These oil companies were not as naive or uncertain as they long pretended to be.
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