ExxonMobil: A 'Private Empire' On The World StageQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|Until 2005, ExxonMobil was run by Lee 'Iron Ass' Raymond, a close friend of Vice President Dick Cheney and a skeptic of climate change. During Raymond's tenure, Exxon funded campaigns to challenge the validity of emerging science about climate change -- specifically the findings that a global warming trend existed. But as the company attacked global warming publicly, geologists working within ExxonMobil were examining how a warmer Earth -- resulting from global warming -- could create new business opportunities for ExxonMobil.|
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