Did ExxonMobil Break Its Promise To Stop Funding Climate Change Deniers?

06/28/2011 12:59 pm ET | Updated Aug 28, 2011
  • Mother Jones

Back in 2008, ExxonMobil pledged to quit funding climate change deniers. But according to new documents released through a Greenpeace Freedom of Information Act request, the oil giant was still forking over cash to climate skeptics as recently as last year, to the tune of $76,000 for one scientist skeptical of humankind's role in global warming. This--and much more--came to light in a new report about the funding of Wei Hock "Willie" Soon, an astrophysicist with the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.

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