Bloomberg Law
May 24, 2022, 5:52 PM

Exxon Must Face Massachusetts Suit Claiming Climate Deception

Erik Larson
Erik Larson
Bloomberg News

The top appeals court of Massachusetts ruled that Exxon Mobil Corp. must face a lawsuit by the state accusing it of misleading investors and consumers about the impact of climate change on its business and products.

  • Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court issued ruling Tuesday, affirming Superior Court’s decision that suit can go forward
  • Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey filed suit in 2019, alleging energy company hid early knowledge of climate change
  • Healey claimed Exxon deceived investors in state about projected financial impact of global warming on its business and duped consumers with marketing that suggested some of its gasoline and motor ...

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