Several state attorneys general have banded together to investigate what ExxonMobil did and did not know about global warming over the past decades. A subpoena issued by the attorney general of the U.S. Virgin Islands seeks Exxon records dating back to 1977, including communications with some 90 private organizations and dozens of private individuals. Other subpoenas have been issued to private organizations. Our panel of experts discussed the merits of the investigation, how widely it might range, and its implications.
- Prof. John S. Baker, Jr., Visiting Professor, Georgetown University Law Center
- Hon. C. Boyden Gray, Founding Partner, Boyden Gray & Associates
- Hon. Scott Pruitt, Attorney General, State of Oklahoma