Delaware is suing dozens of oil and gas companies and the American Petroleum Institute for allegedly deceiving the public about climate change, the third such lawsuit in a week.
Attorney General Kathy Jennings (D) announced the lawsuit Thursday, targeting
“Delawareans are already paying for the malfeasance of the world’s biggest fossil fuel companies,” she said in a statement. “Exxon, Chevron, and other mega-corporations knew exactly what kind of sacrifices the world would make to support their profits, and they deceived the public for decades.”
The lawsuit, filed in...