Instead the company’s Canadian arm developed a communications plan to make climate solutions like carbon taxes look economically reckless.
The petroleum company is under investigation for misleading the public while exacerbating the global plastic pollution crisis.
Exxon has "a track record of promoting half truths, misrepresentations and in some cases outright lies."
Analysis found links to Exxon, Koch Industries, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, raising concerns about a potential “revolving door,” one campaigner said, between the insurance and fossil fuel industries.
“We are talking about a lack of political will to steer or transition the agricultural sector into a climate-friendly and biodiversity-friendly direction.”
Exxon has said that it’s committed to helping meet Paris climate goals, but at the same time, it is turning a country that was a non-oil producer into a massive oil producer.
The House Oversight Committee is requesting that Keith McCoy appear before the committee to discuss ExxonMobil’s anti-climate lobbying tactics and funding for shadow groups.
“It’s very disturbing to see the extent to which critical information about these chemicals is shielded from public view.”
“Enough negotiating with Republicans pushing environmental injustice. We should be the ones the Biden administration prioritizes at the table.”
“It’s time for President Biden to pick a side: Exxon or the American majority?”