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Before #ExxonKnew, Industry Hid Perils of Smog with #SmokeAndFumes
'How the oil industry handled smog is a template for how it handled a bunch of issues, the most significant being climate change.'
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Should Lawyers Be Ethically Obligated to Protect the Environment?
As states and corporations increasingly head to court over climate change, a lawyer lays out an ethical roadmap to give the environment a louder legal voice
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#ExxonKnew About Climate Change and ExxonKnows How to Use Trade Deals to Get Its Way
Public outrage has been brewing about the fact that ExxonMobil—one of the the world’s biggest oil companies— knew about climate change as early as 1977 and yet promoted climate denialism and actively deceived the public by turning “ ordinary scientific uncertainties into weapons of mass confusion...
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'Illegitimate' Request Denied: GOP Gets Middle Finger for #ExxonKnew Ploy
Refusing to submit to House inquiry, environmental groups question whether committee is "operating properly" or just acting out a "partisan effort to protect fossil fuel companies."
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In Meme-Moriam
This weekend, America will pause to honor the thousands of men and women who fought and died to preserve ExxonMobil’s First Amendment rights, and protect it from the tyranny of justice. Or at least that’s the way a lot of Congressional leaders and climate deniers are playing it. The effort to cast...
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Sanders, Warren Blast Republican Efforts to Derail #ExxonKnew Probe
Letter from progressive senators comes in response to GOP call for Justice Department to back off the fossil fuel industry
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Climate Action is Needed Whether Exxon Likes it or Not.
Last week, we were among a handful of organizations who received a letter signed by 13 members of Congress claiming that we may be violating Exxon’s right to free speech. They’re requesting that we divulge any communication we may have had with state officials and many private organizations with...
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Activists and Investors Hold Exxon's Feet to the Fire for Climate Crimes
'If Exxon intentionally misled the public about climate change and fossil fuels, then it should be held accountable.'
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After 'Robbing Humanity' of Better Future, Shareholders Targeted for Big Oil's Charade
Both Exxon and Chevron hold their annual shareholder meetings on Wednesday. Activists plan to protest both events.
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On Climate, America's Least-Respected Lawmakers Come to Defense of Most-Hated Corporations
House Republicans request documents from green groups and attorneys general related to the effort against fossil fuel companies like ExxonMobil
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