Now a fossil fuel executive will run America’s foreign policy, right out in the open. Donald Trump gets credit for a kind of barbaric transparency. Continue reading
Climate denying Congressman subpoenas #ExxonKnew investigators. Defiant MA attorney general says she will not comply, the latest peak in a simmering political and legal dispute over the investigation of the oil giant for potential climate fraud. Continue reading
Exxon says an investigation into its cover up of what it knew about climate change violates its right to free speech. The response: The First Amendment does not give any corporation the right to commit fraud. Continue reading
It’s impossible for fossil fuel executives to get some damn peace and quiet. Continue reading
What we need from Exxon is what they’ll never give: a pledge to keep most of their reserves underground, an end to new exploration, and a promise to stay away from the political system. Don’t hold your breath. Continue reading
When billion dollar companies with unrestrained power and political influence manipulate public and investor understanding of an issue that impacts each and every one one of us our chief law enforcers and the courts must step in and hold these companies responsible. Continue reading
New revelations in the LA Times and InsideClimate News strongly suggest that Exxon knew about the dangers of climate change even as it funded efforts at climate denial.
‘Very few things truly piss me off,’ says Bill McKibben, but no corporation has ever ‘done anything bigger and badder’ than what ExxonMobil has done in this case.’ Continue reading