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Exxon strikes back against Bay Area communities over climate change lawsuit

Marin County is among jurisdictions to sue oil, gas and coal companies asserting the companies knew their fossil fuel products would cause sea level rise and coastal flooding. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

The Mercury News

ExxonMobil is asserting the suit against the oil companies demonstrates bad faith because while the government entities are asserting global warming will result in costly damages to their jurisdictions they have not disclosed this fact in their bond offerings.