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Exxon Misled the Public on Climate Change, Study Says

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'N ewsreports in 2015 that said that the company had spread doubt about the risks of climate change despite its own extensive research in the field, so Exxon urged the public to “read the documents” for themselves. Now 2 Harvard researchers have done just that, reviewing nearly 200 documents representing Exxon’s research and its public statements and concluding that the company “misled the public” about climate change even as its own scientists were recognizing greenhouse gas emissions as a risk to the planet. And, Exxon has taken fire over its continued support for groups that oppose taking action on climate change. “The key legal question is whether Exxon had information that was not available to the public that could have changed investor decisions had they known it; this may have more political significance than legal significance.”

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