Posts Tagged ‘exxonmobil’

As BP, Shell, ExxonMobil Announce Cutting Ties to Russia, Oil Baron Charles Koch Remains Silent About His Sprawling Russian Operations

British Petroleum (BP), Shell, ExxonMobil and Norwegian oil and gas producer, Equinor, have all released statements indicating they are severing business ties with Russia in response to its invasion of Ukraine. But billionaire oil baron Charles Koch, who has sat at the helm of Koch Industries for more than half a century, has been unusually […]

Despite Cutbacks, ExxonMobil Continues to Fund Climate Science Denial

ExxonMobil has spent more than $39 million to manufacture doubt about climate science. In a secret video recording made public in late June, a top ExxonMobil lobbyist—Keith McCoy, who was fired soon afterward—not only conceded that the oil giant’s support for a carbon tax is a sham, but he also admitted that the company quietly financed climate […]

Activist Investors Score Surprise Win With ExxonMobil Board Seats

Above Photo: Climate activists protest on the fist day of the ExxonMobil trial outside the New York State Supreme Court building on October 22, 2019 in New York City. Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images. ‘A Seismic Shift’ for Big Oil. “The outcome is a sign that Exxon’s morally inept and fiscally questionable long-term climate strategy […]

New Study Decodes ExxonMobil’s ‘Modern’ Climate Misinformation

Above photo: ExxonMobil operation near Chicago, IL, summer of 2014. Richard Hurd. Where it’s no longer credible to deny climate change, the fossil fuel giant puts the focus on ‘risk’ and blame on consumers, in echo of tobacco industry PR, researchers find. What’s the single word that fossil fuel giant ExxonMobil’s flagship environmental reports to […]

How ExxonMobil Uses Divide And Rule To Get Its Way

Above photo: ExxonMobil’s Liza Destiny vessel off the coast of Guyana. ExxonMobil. What is behind the fueling the border dispute between Guyana and Venezuela: oil and imperialism. Tensions rise between neighboring Guyana and Venezuela over a piece of land that has been disputed since at least 1835. Both Guyana’s President Irfaan Ali and Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro have exchanged […]

‘Grossly insufficient’: ExxonMobil lambasted over emissions reduction plan that pledges no reduction in absolute emissions

ExxonMobil’s Monday announcement of new targets for addressing greenhouse gas emissions was met with derision by climate advocates who called the plan “too little, too late.” The targets cover the next five years, include “input from shareholders,” and—according to the fossil fuel company—are in line with the goals of the Paris climate accord. While some […]

ExxonMobil, Kochs, Israel Pushing Washington To Partition Iraq And Syria

Iraqi Kurds unfurl a giant Kurdish flag during Nawruz celebrations in Dahuk, 260 miles (430 kilometers) northwest of Baghdad, Iraq. (AP Photo) WASHINGTON, D.C. (Analysis) — Years before the U.S. illegally invaded and then occupied Iraq, plans were circulating within the Pentagon to partition the country along “sectarian” lines, with the express purpose of allowing […]

ExxonMobil Hit With $20 Million Penalty For Polluting Air With Hazardous Chemicals

Exxon Mobil’s Billings Refinery in Billings, Mont. (AP/Matthew Brown) In a huge win for environmental groups, a federal judge has ordered ExxonMobil to pay nearly $20 million for spewing millions of pounds of excess air pollution from its Houston-area industrial facilities. The Sierra Club and Environment Texas sued the energy giant in 2010, alleging that […]

ExxonMobil wants sanctions waived to keep Russia oil deal alive

     ExxonMobil has applied for a waiver from US sanctions against Russia to keep a claim to Black Sea oil exploration rights negotiated in 2012, the Wall Street Journal reported. Exxon’s former CEO Rex Tillerson is now US secretary of state. The Journal reported on the application Wednesday afternoon, citing “people familiar with the matter,” […]

Burning Truth: Oil Train Fire Could Not Be Put Out

Print Friendly  Above: An aerial view of an oil train derailment in Mosier in the Columbia River Gorge, June 3, 2016 (KOIN) Note: Oil trains are being used throughout the country, often going through the downtown areas of many cities and towns. Populated areas are often nearby tracks where oil trains roll by. The recent fire […]

Were British Troops Intentionally Drowning Iraqis During 2003 Invasion?

Michaela Whitton (AM) : A judge is examining claims that British troops threw Iraqi civilians into rivers during the 2003 invasion. Sir George Newman, the former High Court judge presiding over the series of inquiries, has announced he will be looking into a practice known as “wetting.” The common practice was employed by British troops […]

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Protest At White House Kicks Off Nationwide Days Of Action

Print Friendly Above Photo: From Getty Images/ Olivier Douliery. Note: Today nearly 40 cities are holding actions to protest the signing of the TPP. It is not too late to join in. Check the map on this page and go to the event nearest you. As US Signs TPP In New Zealand, Spectacle Protest Held […]

LVMPD Corrections Officer Robert Moore Arrested on “Prostitution Related Crime”

Earlier this week it was reported that Robert Moore, an LVMPD corrections officer, had become the latest Metro cop to be arrested for a sex related crime. Although not many details were made public, it was disclosed that Officer Moore was arrested on December 23rd for what was described as a misdemeanor violation of the […]

Commodity Traders Helped Spark the War in Syria, Complex Systems Theorists Say

Complex systems theorists say that a combination of deregulated markets, commodity speculation, and food-to-fuel ethanol policies are the direct cause of the spike in food prices that led to the Arab Spring and the civil war in Syria. A new paper, published in the Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences, concludes […]

Saudis and Israeli’s Stage Hajj Stampede in Terror Plot – Veterans Today

UN Calls For Greater Protection Of Whistleblowers

Print Friendly Above Photo: From Report of the Special Rapporteur to the General Assembly on the Protection of Sources and Whistleblowers The Special Rapporteur’s report to the UN General Assembly in 2015 is now online. This report, the latest among several produced by the mandate over the past twenty years to consider rights of access […]

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