Even Lawyers Supporting Climate Lawsuits Are Skeptical About Their Success

Energy | Chris White
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio gives a thumbs up after after casting his vote for re-election in the Park Slope section of the Brooklyn borough of New York City, U.S. November 7, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

‘I think these are very tough cases to win’

EXCLUSIVE: Crusading AG Denies Talking With California On Anti-Exxon Campaign

Energy | Chris White
New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announces the filing of a multistate lawsuit to protect Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients at a press conference at John Jay College in New York City, U.S., September 6, 2017. REUTERS/Joe Penney

‘Located no records that respond to your request’

NY AG Publicly Opposes Fossil Fuel Companies While Privately Investing In Them

Politics | Jack Crowe
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks at a news conference in the Manhattan borough in New York

Exxon Mobil is the fund’s biggest holding

California AG Takes Hypocritical Jab At Trump's EPA Over Public Record Requests

Energy | Chris White
Attorney General of California Xavier Becerra speaks to the media at the U.S.-Mexico border at the Pacific Ocean after announcing a lawsuit against the Trump Administration over its plans to begin construction of border wall in San Diego and Imperial Counties, in San Diego, California, U.S., September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake

‘An absolute abuse of power and discretion’

California's AG Refuses To Confirm Or Deny Involvement In Exxon Crusade

| Chris White
PROVO, UT/USA - OCTOBER 2, 2016: Farmers Insurance sign and Logo. Farmers Insurance Group is an American insurer group of automobiles, homes and small businesses.

‘We don’t announce our investigations’

Enviro-Group Freaks Out After Rex Tillerson Accepts Award From Oil Industry

Energy | Chris White
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson makes a speech during the opening ceremony of the 22nd World Petroleum Congress in Istanbul, Turkey, July 9, 2017. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

‘He has no idea how to be the United States’ chief diplomat’

Court Docs Allegedly Reveal NY AG Used Private Emails While Pursuing Exxon

Energy | Chris White
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks at a news conference with other U.S. State Attorney's General to announce a state-based effort to combat climate change in the Manhattan borough of New York City, March 29, 2016. (REUTERS/Mike Segar)

‘took great pains to hide the true facts’

Solar & Wind Will Provide Only 2.9% Of World's Energy By 2040

Energy | Andrew Follett
3D illustration/ 3D rendering - solar and wind energy concept. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. (Shutterstock/3D_creation)

Currently, wind and solar power generate 0.45 and 0.12 percent of the world’s energy

Exxon Goes Nuclear Against NY' AG's Climate Crusading Investigation

Energy | Chris White
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks at a news conference with other U.S. State Attorney's General to announce a state-based effort to combat climate change in the Manhattan borough of New York City, March 29, 2016. (REUTERS/Mike Segar)

‘searching in vain for some theory to support his prejudgment’

Crusading AG Allegedly Finds 'Significant Evidence' Exxon Mislead Investors About Global Warming

Energy | Chris White
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks at a news conference with other U.S. State Attorney's General to announce a state-based effort to combat climate change in the Manhattan borough of New York City, March 29, 2016. (REUTERS/Mike Segar)

‘Exxon may still be in the midst of a fraudulent scheme’

Exxon Shareholders Pass Climate Activists' Proposed Resolution

Energy | Chris White
The logo of Exxon Mobil Corporation is shown on a monitor above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, December 30, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo

60 percent of investors voted in support

Major Exxon Shareholder Says Company Is Encouraging Climate Activists

Energy | Chris White
Meg Bell (R) holds a banner during a protest before the start of the Exxon Mobil Corporation Shareholders Meeting in Dallas, Texas, May 28, 2008. REUTERS/Mike Stone

‘Their goal is to hijack Exxon’s resources’

New York AG Moves Forward On Probe Into Former Exxon CEO's Email Alias

Energy | Chris White
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks at a news conference with other U.S. State Attorney's General to announce a state-based effort to combat climate change in the Manhattan borough of New York City, March 29, 2016. (REUTERS/Mike Segar)

‘Will continue to use all of the tools at our disposal’

NY Judge Denies Legal Group Access To Anti-Exxon AG's Emails

Energy | Chris White
New York State attorney general Eric Schneiderman speaks at a rally to celebrate the passage of the minimum wage for fast-food workers by the New York State Fast Food Wage Board in New York July 22, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

‘[E]xpects to appeal in the coming weeks’

Exxon Wants Waiver From Sanctions To Drill In Russia

Energy | Chris White
U.S. President Donald Trump (R) sits next to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson during a bilateral meeting with China's President Xi Jinping (Not Pictured) at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, U.S., April 7, 2017. (PHOTO: REUTERS/Carlos Barria)

could become a contested issue in Congress,

Anti-Exxon AG Hires Bernie Sanders Firm For Possible Gubernatorial Race

Energy | Chris White
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman speaks at a news conference with other U.S. State Attorney's General to announce a state-based effort to combat climate change in the Manhattan borough of New York City, March 29, 2016. (REUTERS/Mike Segar)

to help raise funds and increase his social media presence

Former Trump Official Wants To Block Activists From Petitioning Exxon

Energy | Chris White
Meg Bell (R) holds a banner during a protest before the start of the Exxon Mobil Corporation Shareholders Meeting in Dallas, Texas, May 28, 2008. REUTERS/Mike Stone

‘They’re letting the politics of the activists win the day’