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New York Attorney General Letitia James alleges ExxonMobil defrauded investigators with two sets of figures to assess impact of climate regulations. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

ExxonMobil taken to trial for ‘climate fraud’

- The Washington Times

After four years and three attorneys general, New York finally brought ExxonMobil to court Tuesday on charges of “climate fraud,” a case expected to decide whether the sputtering “Exxon knew” campaign still has something in the tank — or if that vehicle has run out of gas.

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