After praising Al Gore as ‘my hero’, Virgin Island Attorney General Claude Walker says he has “documents showing” oil companies know “their product is destroying this earth” and have developed strategies to benefit from the melt of the polar ice caps in order to drill for more oil.
ATTORNEY GENERAL WALKER: “Vice President Gore, one of my heroes, I must say. […] And, it’s troubling that as the polar caps melt you have companies that are looking at that as an opportunity to go and drill, to go and get more oil. Why? How selfish can you be? Your product is destroying this earth, and your strategy is let’s get to the polar caps first so we can get more oil to do what? To destroy the planet further? And, we have documents showing that. So, this is very troubling to us and we will continue our fight.”
Office of NY Attorney General Schneiderman
March 29, 2016