Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook 25 Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
General News    H3'ed 8/25/17

Exxon Misled the Public on Climate Change, Study Says

Quicklink Submitted By   3 comments
Follow Me on Twitter     Message Susan Lee Schwartz
Become a Fan
  (23 fans)

Oil, Rig - Free images on Pixabay960 Ã-- 720 - 99k - jpg
Oil, Rig - Free images on Pixabay960 Ã-- 720 - 99k - jpg
(Image by
  Details   DMCA

"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.”

Read the rest of the story HERE:

Rate It | View Ratings

Susan Lee Schwartz Social Media Pages: Facebook Page       Twitter Page       Linked In Page       Instagram Page

I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Follow Me on Twitter     Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEd News Newsletter
   (Opens new browser window)

To View Comments or Join the Conversation:

Tell A Friend