Watts Up With That: Ruling Brings Exxon Closer to Deposing Key Players Driving Climate Lawsuits

/, Billionaire Scammers, Conflict of Interest, Media Coverage, RICO, Silencing Dissenters/Watts Up With That: Ruling Brings Exxon Closer to Deposing Key Players Driving Climate Lawsuits

by Anthony Watts
Watts Up With That

A state judge in Texas has left the door open for ExxonMobil to seek deposition testimony from many of the key players who are the driving force behind climate change lawsuits from local governments like San Francisco, Oakland, and New York City.

Exxon is claiming it is the target of conspiracies by individuals and government officials who want to gain access to the energy giant’s internal documents, and regulate the company’s speech, especially as it relates to climate change and fossil fuels…

Matt Pawa was not on the stage. However, emails obtained by the free-market think tank E&E Legal via the Vermont Public Records Law show he was involved with the day’s press conference.

After being contacted by a reporter with the Wall Street Journal, Pawa emailed the spokesperson to AG Schneiderman’s office asking how, or if, he should respond.

Read more.