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“Exxon Mobil launched a legal counterattack Monday against seven cities in California that want state courts to force the oil company to pay for infrastructure improvements to help them adapt to climate change.

The oil giant argued that it and other Texas-based energy firms have become the target of a “conspiracy” among liberal state attorneys general and other officials seeking to blame it for driving up emissions that are causing the earth’s temperature to rise.

“ExxonMobil finds itself directly in that conspiracy’s crosshairs,” the company’s attorneys explained ….

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  1. Posted January 9, 2018 at 6:10 pm |

    It it were Disney lawyers, no contest.
    ExxonMobil? I’d say that’s a toss-up.
    Chevron beat Ecuador and Argentina, maybe they’ll lend E/M a few lawyers.

  2. Lord of the Fleas
    Posted January 9, 2018 at 6:54 pm |

    “ExxonMobil finds itself directly in that conspiracy’s crosshairs,” the company’s attorneys explained ….

    Ooooh, I can see the Gabby Giffords Brigade getting their panties in a wad over that metaphor.

    Ya gotta wonder what Mexifornia would do if all the oil companies just up and suspended all activities in the state – kinda like the way all their productive citizens are leaving. All gas supplies would run out in about three days. Then what? (Well, no food deliveries to stores to start with – I’m sure y’all can fill in the blanks after that …)

  3. DougM (died from a rusty tax cut)
    Posted January 9, 2018 at 8:05 pm |

    ^ Y’mean like Venezuela?
    But, yeah, okay, that was self-induced.

  4. Claire: rebellious pink pig with car keys - and a *cause*
    Posted January 9, 2018 at 9:09 pm |

    Ocean temperatures have risen only 0.1 degree Celsius over the last five decades, according to a landmark study some scientists argue could change the way researchers measure the ocean’s temperature levels.ean’s temperature levels.*

    …“Our precision is about 0.2 ºC (0.4 ºF) now, and the warming of the past 50 years is only about 0.1 ºC,”

    G’head. Live without cheap energy. see what ya get…

    These Global Wormerz are pushing a theocracy; dunno what else ya could call it. all based on Faith, not Facts, and motivated by punishment of “Sins”.

    Jail the ‘Deniers’ – Burn the Witches!!!1!

  5. Blake
    Posted January 9, 2018 at 9:16 pm |

    Exxon Mobile has enough money to bankrupt cities.

    Evidently, these cities don’t understand that while an ordinary citizen cannot afford to fight them, a company the size of Exxon can completely blow up the budget of a city attorney’s office. Heck, Exxon can probably destroy the budget of an entire city.

    It’ll be fun to watch Exxon use courtfu and do a reverse on the old “process is the punishment” trick.

  6. dick, not quite dead white guy
    Posted January 9, 2018 at 9:25 pm |

    Kleptofornia has shat the bed yet again. Please, please, will some company or group tell them “Fukit, I’m outta here”, and instead of complying with their lunacy or tying up years in court, stop doing business there or with them and let them lie in the mess they’ve made. After a few major examples of “Fukit”, the smell will overwhelm the Moonbeamers. How long can sane people just stand there and let the delusionals beat on them?

  7. rickn8or
    Posted January 10, 2018 at 2:36 pm |

    RE: Economic boom for lawyers: How long before the defendants start crying “Lawfare”?

  8. DougM (died from a rusty tax cut)
    Posted January 10, 2018 at 11:26 pm |

    ^ Yeah, but you need to check with a lawyer, first, to make sure it’s not slander/libelous.