[JURIST] The Virginia Supreme Court [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] Friday that the effects of global warming [JURIST news archive] are not covered by a standard liability insurance policy. The AES Corporation [corporate website], a power company, is facing a suit, Kivalina v. Exxon Mobil Corp., for its contributions to global warming. AES expected that its insurance company, Steadfast, would defend this suit as part of their liability coverage. The Virginia Supreme court ruled that they are under no duty…