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House Calls Big Oil Board Members to Testify on 'Phony' Net-Zero Pledges

"It's critical that Congress holds these companies accountable and exposes the industry's fake climate pledges for the fraud that they are," said one supporter of Democrats' probe.

Jessica Corbett ·


'This Isn't an Apology, It's a Cover-Up': ExxonMobil CEO Slammed for New Statement on Exposé

Darren Woods claims company lobbyists' comments on "a variety of issues, including climate change policy, and our interaction with elected officials," were "disturbing and inaccurate."

Jessica Corbett ·


Urging House Democrats to Go Bold on Climate, Group Says Probing Fossil Fuel Giants Must Be a 'Top Priority'

"The science is clear: we need climate solutions now, and we don't have a moment to lose," 350.org declared in a new petition

Jake Johnson ·


Shell Knew, Too: New Docs Show Oil Giant's Scientists Secretly Warned About Climate Threat Decades Ago

"These reports reaffirm that fossil fuel companies have been—and always will be—bad actors," said 350.org's executive director

Jessica Corbett ·


Price Gouging at the Pump Results in 235% Profit Jump for Big Oil: Analysis

"Make no mistake; these profits mark a large transfer of wealth from working- and middle-class people to wealthy oil executives and shareholders," said Jordan Schreiber of Accountable.US.

Jessica Corbett ·


Big Oil Accused of Trying to 'Hijack Democracy' With Spending on Local Ordinance Fight

"The risk is that the industry money will constitute a democracy shutdown," Food & Water Watch warns of an effort to block measures in a California county.

Jessica Corbett ·


Campaign Targets 'Toxic' Bond Market for Bankrolling Fossil Fuel Expansion

"Dirty energy companies are using the corporate bond market as the back door to secure large amounts of cash for expansion projects," said one climate activist. "This has so far received too little scrutiny."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Tricks of the Trade' Analysis Shows Why Big Oil 'Cannot Be Part of the Solution'

"Oil companies use deceptive language and false promises to pretend they're solving the climate crisis, when in reality they're only making it worse," said Fossil Free Media director Jamie Henn.

Jessica Corbett ·


Fight Climate Emergency by Nationalizing US Fossil Fuel Industry, Says Top Economist

"If we are finally going to start taking the IPCC's findings seriously, it follows that we must begin advancing far more aggressive climate stabilization solutions than anything that has been undertaken thus far," writes Robert Pollin.

Jessica Corbett ·


'Ukrainian Blood on Their Hands': Analysis Details How Big Oil Funded Putin's War Chest

"Fossil fuels are the currency of despots, dictators, and warmongers. Our global reliance on oil and gas is not only killing our planet but also making the world a less safe and equal place."

Jessica Corbett ·

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