Showing posts with the label Climate Crooks?

US and Russia ally with Saudi Arabia to water down climate pledge

The Guardian Move shocks delegates at UN conference as ministers fly in for final week of climate talks.  More here

Is big oil committing fraud to stay in business?

National Observer Canada’s oilsands  have been sucked into the bitter legal fight around Exxon and climate change. Story here. Overburden removal - Suncor Mine - Alberta.  Photo by Beautiful Destruction.

Oilsands insider wanted for questioning in Exxon probe

National Observer A Canadian oilpatch insider has suddenly become a key figure in a high-profile investigation of a possible climate change "fraudulent scheme" at fossil fuel giant Exxon Mobil. Story here.

How scientists reacted to the US leaving the Paris climate agreement

nature What the United States' departure from the historic pact means for efforts to fight global warming. Details here.

In a loss for ExxonMobil, NY Supreme Court orders oil giant to produce climate documents

The Washington Post In a loss for ExxonMobil, the New York State Supreme Court has ordered the oil giant and its accounting firm to produce documents subpoenaed in a highly charged investigation of whether the company concealed from investors and the public what it knew about climate change as long as four decades ago. Story here.

We Were Promised The Greenest Olympics Ever. We Got An Ecological Disaster.

climate progress On a cool December night in Paris, at an awards ceremony in the city’s 3rd arrondissement, Eduardo Paes, the mayor of Rio de Janeiro, took the stage to thunderous applause from an audience full of his fellow mayors from around the world. Paes’ voiced boomed as he stressed the importance of cities leading the fight against climate change — Story here.

New York Authority Investigates Exxon Mobil for Possible Climate Change Lies.

New York Times The New York attorney general has begun an investigation of Exxon Mobil to determine whether the company lied to the public about the risks of climate change or to investors about how such risks might hurt the oil business. Story here.