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90 Companies Helped Cause the Climate Crisis—They Should Pay For It
Pacific Northwest forests are on fire. Several blazes are out of control, threatening rural towns, jumping rivers and highways, and covering Portland, Oregon, Seattle, and other cities in smoke and falling ash. Temperatures this summer are an average of 3.6 degrees higher than the last half of the...
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Harvard Study Confirms: #ExxonKnew and Misled Public About Climate Threat for Decades
A peer-reviewed study published on Wednesday confirmed "a discrepancy between what ExxonMobil's scientists and executives discussed about climate change privately and in academic circles, and what it presented to the general public." "Even while ExxonMobil scientists were contributing to climate...
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Utilities Knew, Too: Despite Warning Decades Ago, Industry Lied and Deceived on Climate
Nearly 50 years ago, the U.S. electric utility industry was warned about potential risks posed by climate change if it continued to rely on fossil fuels. Rather than heed those warnings, the industry spent the following decades instilling public doubt and making substantial investments in fossil...
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After Exxon Fined for Sanctions Violations, Calls for Rex Tillerson to Resign
"It's time Rex Tillerson step down or be removed," said Gigi Kellett of Corporate Accountability International, following an announcement on Thursday that ExxonMobil will pay $2 million for violating U.S. sanctions against Russian officials while the now-secretary of state was the company's CEO. "...
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'Maps Will Be Redrawn': Massive #ExxonKnew Iceberg Breaks From Antarctica
"Good morning to everyone except the 100 companies responsible for 71% of greenhouse gas emissions since 1988." —Kate Aronoff, In These Times One of the largest icebergs on record—weighing in at approximately one trillion tonnes and encompassing an area comparable in size to the state of Delaware—...
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The ExxonKnew Iceberg: Name It After the 'Climate Criminals,' Says Group
Climate campaigners have a name proposed for a huge iceberg researchers say is about to break off from an ice shelf in Antarctica: the #ExxonKnew Iceberg. The calving, as the break-off is called, is happening on the Larsen C ice shelf in West Antarctica. According to the U.K.-based Project Midas,...
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Exxon and Tillerson Accused of Defrauding Investors Over Climate Risks
ExxonMobil is being accused of using "sham" accounting to "mislead" investors about the likely financial risks posed by climate change, which New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said was evidence of potentially "wide-ranging fraud" executed under the direction of former CEO and current U.S...
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When Will Exxon Be Worthless? Not If.
These are dizzying days. Our best advice is to stay woke, and pay attention. As we prepare for a day that will revolve around Trump’s Rose Garden speech to Make America Guzzle&Gush Again, it is worth taking a moment to focus on the amazing events in the background over the last few days: Kinder...
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Exxon Shareholders are Resisting — Here’s Why It Matters
ExxonMobil held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) for shareholders in Dallas, Texas on Wednesday. This event draws attention from activists each year, and Greenpeace certainly wasn’t going to miss the party. In the days leading up to Exxon’s investor prom, we put up billboards and flew our airship...
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Exxon Ordered to Recover 'Wayne Tracker' Emails It Claims Are Lost
A New York State judge on Wednesday ordered ExxonMobil to turn over a year's worth of emails it now admits it lost from an alias account used by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson when he was CEO of the company—a "bombshell" revelation, according to a lawyer for New York Attorney General Eric...
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