ExxonMobil Talks a Good Game, but It’s Still Funding Climate Science Deniers

Posted: July 8, 2017 in Uncategorized

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In 2016, Exxon spent $1.65 million in 2016 on a dozen think tanks, advocacy groups and associations that contest climate science and oppose both the Paris accord and a carbon tax.

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ExxonMobil executives repeatedly claim their company supports a federal carbon tax and the Paris climate agreement. The company’s checkbook ledger, however, tells a far different story.

Recently, the company released its annual list of its “public information and policy research” grantees, which shows that it spent $1.65 million in 2016 on a dozen think tanks, advocacy groups and associations that contest climate science and oppose both the Paris accord and a carbon tax — the very policies the company professes to endorse. Last year’s outlay boosted the total of the company’s expenditures on climate disinformation over the last two decades to $34.6 million.

via Truth Out ExxonMobil Talks a Good Game, but It’s Still Funding Climate Science Deniers

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  1. Let’s get together everyone who likes clean air, clean water, nutritious food and truth and take down these enemies of life. Who’s in? (Hahahaha) Not so funny laugh…

  2. Count me in for sure.

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