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Exxon’s Latest Campaign to Stymie Climate Action

Exxon’s Latest Campaign to Stymie Climate Action

By Elliott Negin Recent press accounts report that ExxonMobil is now actively promoting a carbon tax. If true, that’s big news. It would mean that, after nearly 20 years of blocking action on climate change, the world’s biggest energy company has finally come to its senses. Rex Tillerson is the chairman, president and CEO of […]

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    19 Senators Expose ‘Web of Denial’ Blocking Action on Climate Change

    19 Senators Expose ‘Web of Denial’ Blocking Action on Climate Change

    By Brendan DeMelle Nineteen U.S. Senators who understand the need to clear the PR pollution that continues to block overdue climate policy spoke out on the Senate floor Monday in support of the Senate Web of Denial Resolution calling out the destructive forces of fossil fuel industry-funded climate denial. Championed by Senators Whitehouse, Markey, Schatz, […]

    Exxon Starts ‘Most Controversial Oil Rig in the World’

    Exxon Starts ‘Most Controversial Oil Rig in the World’

    For the oil industry, business comes first. After years of preparation, on Saturday ExxonMobil began drilling a $700 million well in the Kara Sea in Russia’s Arctic. It is Russia’s most northerly well. In doing so, the oil giant has ignored growing concerns over Russia’s role in the Ukrainian conflict, and the sanctions imposed on […]

    Undercover Activists Disrupt ‘Vote 4 Energy’ Ad Campaign

    Undercover Activists Disrupt ‘Vote 4 Energy’ Ad Campaign

    Greenpeace By Kert Davies Recently, Greenpeace got a rare look behind the curtain at how Big Oil stages citizen support for huge oil companies, when activists got inside a television commercial shoot in Washington, D.C. The American Petroleum Institute (API), and their public relations firm Edelman, were filming a new series of television commercials that we […]

    Who Will Control the Green Economy?

    Who Will Control the Green Economy?

    ETC Group From the United Nations (U.N.) Rio+20 preparatory meetings in New York, ETC Group launched Who Will Control the Green Economy? The 60-page report connects the dots between the climate and oil crises, new technologies and corporate power. The report warns that the world’s largest companies are riding the coattails of the “Green Economy” […]