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#ExxonKnew About Climate Change and ExxonKnows How to Use Trade Deals to Get Its Way

Ilana Solomon | Posted 06.03.2016 | Green
Ilana Solomon

A little-known fact, however, is that while ExxonMobil was misleading the public about climate disruption, it was also using trade rules to increase its power, to bolster its profits, and to actively hamper climate action.

ExxonMobil Shareholders Are Starting The Climate War The Oil Giant Deserves

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 05.25.2016 | Green

ExxonMobil's investors want the company to come clean about how climate change could affect its business. On Wednesday, shareholders will meet in Dall...

In Memos, Law Firms Tell Fossil Fuel Industry Clients They Could Be Next in "ExxonKnew" Probe

Steve Horn | Posted 05.16.2016 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogPhoto Credit: 350.orgSome of the country's biggest law firms have recently penned "client alert" memoranda, suggesting to ...

Pension Funds Tell Exxon To Tell The Truth About Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 05.12.2016 | Business

Pension funds are putting pressure on ExxonMobil to start telling its shareholders how climate change will affect the oil giant’s business. The Cali...

The Clinton Foundation's Cozy Ties with Exxon

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 04.21.2016 | Green
Wenonah Hauter

Last week, an open letter to the Clinton Foundation asked that it return more than $1 million in donations it has received from Exxon in recent years. The letter, signed by 20 organizations and individuals, cited the blatant disconnect between its stated mission to address climate change.

Oil Industry Trade Group Knew About Climate Change In The 1980s

The Huffington Post | Casey Williams | Posted 02.08.2016 | Business

Just months after the New York attorney general launched an investigation into oil giant ExxonMobil over allegations that it misled investors about cl...

Oil Falls Back to $30 and BP Leads Europe Lower

Phil Davis | Posted 02.02.2016 | Business
Phil Davis

Ted Cruz won Iowa. That is the scariest thing I have to say this morning. The Koch-powered Conservative is the GOP's leading Climate denier and...

Obama's Oily Christmas Gift: Faster Pipeline Approvals

Steve Horn | Posted 01.03.2016 | Green
Steve Horn

Just over a week before the U.S. signed the Paris climate agreement at the conclusion of the COP21 United Nations summit, President Barack Obama signed a bill into law with a provision that expedites permitting of oil and gas pipelines in the United States.

Groups Ask Columbia University To Reveal Funding Behind Exxon-Tied Center on Global Energy Policy

Steve Horn | Posted 12.20.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogFinal exams and winter break loom large for students at Columbia University, but at the upper echelons of the university's...

In Midst of 'ExxonKnew' Scandal, Company Hiring Climate Change Researcher

Steve Horn | Posted 12.15.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

Caught in the crosshairs of an ongoing New York Attorney General investigation exploring its role in studying the damage climate change could cause since the 1970's and then proceeding to fund climate science denial campaigns, ExxonMobil has announced an interesting job opening.

Exposed: ExxonMobil Funding Influential Columbia University Center on Global Energy Policy

Steve Horn | Posted 12.03.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

In a sentence buried at the very bottom of a story making headlines nationwide, Politico revealed for the first time one of the funders of Columbia University's influential Center on Global Energy Policy (CGEP).

Exxon Mobil Screwed Up Its Attack On Columbia For Climate Reports

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 12.01.2015 | Business

Oil giant Exxon Mobil accused journalists from Columbia University of inaccurate reporting on its approach to climate change -- and crisis management ...

How Exxon Mobil And Koch Brothers Created A Culture Of Climate Doubt

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 11.24.2015 | Business

One of the biggest studies to examine how climate change became controversial points to the unified dialogue coming out of the hundreds of individuals...

Climate Change This Week: The Chocolate Connection, Faltering Forests, a Solar Alliance, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 11.10.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon What We Lose when the forests of As...

EXXON Bankrolled Anti-Global Warming Think Tanks

Steve Young | Posted 11.09.2015 | Green
Steve Young

One of my guests was a representative of the Heartland Institute. A conservative think tank that has been a long time anti-global warming advocate, their webpage offers a September 2015 updated report, "Global Warming: Not a Crisis."

What Does Exxon Know About Fracking That It's Not Saying?

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 11.04.2015 | Green
Wenonah Hauter

The reckless quest to squeeze every last bit of oil and gas from the planet, consequences be damned, is a stark symbol of our broken democracy, and what happens when corporations have too much power over the decisions that guide our lives.

The Heroic Resistance Of A Latino Community Besieged By Fracking

Javier Sierra | Posted 11.02.2015 | Green
Javier Sierra

This siege takes place in hundreds of Latino communities across the country, and one of these heroes is Juan Flores, an organizer with the Center on Race, Poverty and the Environment, in Kern County, California. Flores's fight is nothing short of heroic.

Monday Morning Market Notes: Mapping the Week Ahead

Phil Davis | Posted 10.26.2015 | Business
Phil Davis

Not much reaction to China's rate cut on Friday: Up 0.5% after a surprise rate cut on Friday when we're still 35% off the highs is NOT what y...

How Exxon's Funding Of Climate Denial Turned Americans Against Their Own Government For Profit

Dave Johnson | Posted 10.22.2015 | Green
Dave Johnson

This propaganda and the money that propelled it has polluted our entire political system. Look into almost any organization (or political party) promoting "limited government" and complaining about "burdensome government regulation" and you will find oil money.

Democratic Presidential Contenders Join Calls To Investigate Exxon

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 10.18.2015 | Politics

Two Democratic presidential candidates indicated on Friday they support an investigation of oil giant ExxonMobil for concealing research on fossil fue...

Bill McKibben Got Arrested While Protesting Outside An ExxonMobil Station

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.16.2015 | Politics

Bill McKibben was arrested Thursday afternoon, shortly after beginning a one-man protest outside a gas station in Vermont. McKibben, an environmental ...

What Exxon Knew About The Meltic Arctic All Along

Los Angeles Times | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.10.2015 | Business

Back in 1990, as the debate over climate change was heating up, a dissident shareholder petitioned the board of Exxon, one of the world’s largest oi...

Climate Change This Week: The Flood Connection, a Clean Energy Superpower, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 10.06.2015 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When Peruvian Amazon forests disappear, so does this insect, and webs of amazing be...

Exxon Has Been Denying Climate Change Longer Than We Thought

Jesse Coleman | Posted 07.08.2016 | Green
Jesse Coleman

Turns out ExxonMobil, one of the world's worst climate polluters, has known about the dangers of climate change since 1981. Yet the oil giant continues to be a major funder of climate change denial today.

Brother of Hillary Clinton's Top Campaign Aide Lobbied for Fracked Gas Export Terminal Co-Owned by Qatar

Steve Horn | Posted 06.30.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

Anthony "Tony" Podesta began lobbying in late 2013 on behalf of a company co-owned by ExxonMobil and Qatar Petroleum aiming to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the global market.