Despite such fence-sitting over the science, the company knows action is necessary, which makes Shell's continued huge investments in fossil fuels for the next two decades all the more intriguing.
“I think it’s all about vested interests.”
“There is no point in being a scientist if you are unwilling to defend the technical work you do, especially when that work is mischaracterized by powerful members of the administration."
The Yale Program on Climate Change (YPCCC) reported that in a national average, 78 percent of people polled responded they either somewhat or strongly agreed.
"Great to see less plastic bags in our oceans, but we need the government to put an end to the use of all avoidable single-use plastic by 2025."
Across agency websites, documents have disappeared, web pages have vanished and language has shifted in ways that appear to reflect the policies of the new administration.
New research about how birds use fire to get a broader food supply comes as no surprise to Indigenous people.
The company is still very much engaged behind the scenes in trying to stymie any government attempt to seriously address climate change.
Several Republicans once again side with Monsanto and put American's health on the line.
“The sheer number is really astonishing ... science is and always should be above politics."