Takeaways:

  • New Jersey is the latest state to sue some of the world’s largest oil companies for their role in delaying climate policy and climate misinformation.
  • The state’s lawsuit includes fraud claims against five oil majors: ExxonMobil, Shell Oil, Chevron, BP and ConocoPhillips.
  • The “failure to warn” approach helps to narrow the fraud claims to something a court can rule on.

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