Early in November, the New York Attorney General (NYAG) wrapped up its long-awaited court case against ExxonMobil by dropping two of the four charges in its final argument. This case ended with more of a whimper than a bang, but this lawsuit is only a small part of a much broader anti-fossil fuel litigation campaign that environmental activists and their attorneys have been waging for years.
Despite a recent flurry of activity with the NY trial and ill-considered lawsuits recently announced by Massachusetts, Honolulu, and Maui, it’s worth stepping back and recognizing how far the litigation campaign hasn’t come.
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