Tag: fossil fuel industry
New report by DeSmog and Drilled reveals extent of commercial partnerships between trusted outlets and Big Oil.
More than 1,000 oil and gas companies worldwide are actively plotting to enlarge their fossil fuel operations.
Exxon has also been rewarding its top executives, boosting the annual salary of CEO Darren Woods from $1.70 million to $1.88 million for the coming year.
Big Oil lied to us for decades about climate change.
The fossil fuel industry spends millions of dollars on shaping its image in an effort to block climate action. A new analysis shows a relatively small number of PR firms have aided this campaign from behind the scenes over the last three decades.
A DeSmog analysis found that the delegations from multiple countries are heavily drawn from their oil ministries and even large oil companies. Shell and other publicly traded oil giants are also attending the climate proceedings under the cover of trade groups.
“To keep 1.5 alive,” said the head of Greenpeace, “fossil fuels phase-out” must be added, and “countries must come back next year to close the gap.”
“Emissions snapped back like a rubber band.”