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Exxon Probe Will Explore Gray Areas Of Climate Change

Law360, New York (November 6, 2015, 9:22 PM EST) -- Exxon Mobil Corp. is facing a New York attorney general’s office investigation into whether it adequately informed investors about climate change-related risks to its value, but experts say it will be difficult to prove the company could accurately assess its part in a global problem.

Details of the New York probe have not been released, but the company confirmed Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has demanded documents related to the company’s knowledge about and research into the science of climate change. News of the investigation came quickly on the heels of articles published in InsideClimate News and the Los Angeles Times that...

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