Tag Archives: Exxon

Going after Exxon in the court of public opinion– UPDATED

Image from DailyKos article on what the oil companies knew and when they knew it. In this case the illustration shows temperature anomalies for the last week of December 2015. (Scroll to bottom for important update). Peter Sinclair, the blogger behind Climate Change Crock of the Week, put the highlighted text as the title of his […]

We’re screwed– evidence no longer matters

This has been on my mind for a few days now. It was sparked by an article in VOX about why we’re stuck in neutral vis a vis the gun violence in this country. And it’s also why (COP21 Paris notwithstanding) we won’t come up with anything that can realistically be called a ‘plan’ to deal […]

New Video: “What Exxon Knew”

Originally posted on Climate Denial Crock of the Week:
The most sickening story of the millenium.

Boom! New York AG Subpoenas Exxon #ExxonKnew

Originally posted on Climate Denial Crock of the Week:
NYTimes finally realized nobody gives a damn about Hilary Clinton’s emails, and maybe the murder of Planet Earth is a bigger story. NYTimes: The New York attorney general has begun a sweeping investigation of Exxon Mobil to determine whether the company lied to the public about…

Capitalism’s self-cannibalizing ways

Last week I told you a wonderful story of Exxon and Shell and Global Warming. Specifically, I relayed the information now made available about how back in the late 1970’s, Exxon’s research scientists confirmed a link between the burning of fossil fuels and climate warming (and kept the news to themselves). Shell Oil’s disingenuous ways involve what […]

Don’t know much about AGW–EXXON KNEW

This is a series I’ve posted in from time to time. The point of the title (‘don’t know much about….’) is meant to highlight a subject that I’ve found to be generally misunderstood or not part of the general knowledge of most people. The inspiration for the series was Kenneth C Davis‘ DON’T KNOW MUCH […]