Another Climate Alarmist Admits Real Motive Behind Warming Scare. Fraud: While the global warming alarmists have done a good job of spreading fright, they haven’t been so good at hiding their real motivation.
Yet another one has slipped up and revealed the catalyst driving the climate scare. We have been told now for almost three decades that man has to change his ways or his fossil-fuel emissions will scorch Earth with catastrophic warming. There's No Time to "Debate" Climate Change: We Need Global Transformation. The reality is that we're already seeing the victims of climate change.
Fossil Fuel Industry-Funded Attorneys General Try to Block ExxonMobil Climate Fraud Probe. You could call it the battle of the attorneys general: one side representing the public interest, exactly what attorneys general are supposed to do; the other side representing the special interests, exactly what they are not supposed to do.
In late March, 17 attorneys general held a press conference to announce they will defend the new federal rule curbing power plant carbon emissions and investigate energy companies that may have misled investors and the public about climate risks. They call themselves AGs United for Clean Power, and so far attorneys general from California, Massachusetts, New York and the Virgin Islands have launched investigations of ExxonMobil, the world’s largest publicly traded oil company, for fraud. In response, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange decided to push back. Exxon's Gamble: 25 Years of Rejecting Shareholder Concerns on Climate Change.
Refusing to act on climate resolutions could become a costly mistake, and invite the kind of legal onslaught that cost tobacco companies billions.
By Elizabeth Douglass At ExxonMobil, the answer is still no. For a quarter-century, stockholders have asked Exxon to confront the threat of climate change in all sorts of ways: by investing in renewable energy, cutting harmful emissions, providing carbon risk assessments and adding a board member with climate expertise. Climate Change Denial Books and Conservative Think Tanks. Secret funding helped build vast network of climate denial thinktanks. DN! Guests Jane Mayer staff writer for The New Yorker and author of the new book, Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right.
She is also author of The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals. This is viewer supported news. 'Hidden History' Of Koch Brothers Traces Their Childhood And Political Rise. David Koch speaks at the Defending the American Dream summit in 2015.
He and his brother Charles lead a conservative political network that plans to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on the 2016 elections. Paul Vernon/AP hide caption toggle caption Paul Vernon/AP David Koch speaks at the Defending the American Dream summit in 2015. He and his brother Charles lead a conservative political network that plans to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on the 2016 elections. Paul Vernon/AP In January 2015, at a private conference in Palm Springs, Calif., the political network led by conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch announced plans to spend $889 million in the 2016 elections. Climate Change Is Here - National Geographic Magazine. Hillary Clinton Calls for Federal Investigation of Exxon. In response to a question posed at White Mountains Community College in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton called on the Department of Justice (DOJ) to investigate Exxon: “Yes, yes they should … there’s a lot of evidence they misled people.”
With Clinton’s statement, all Democratic presidential candidates have now called for a federal investigation of Exxon. Earlier this month, Senator Sanders sent a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch asking for the DOJ to form a task force by Dec. 19 to investigate Exxon. Governor O’Malley also voiced his support for an investigation on Twitter. We held tobacco companies responsible for lying about cancer. Fossil fuel companies aren’t just bad for the climate — they’re bad investments. Activists often use moral language when advocating for divestment from fossil fuel companies: It is wrong to participate in the destruction of our planet, say college students and the parishioners of liberal churches.
We should express our disapproval by divesting, they argue, and help to build momentum for carbon regulation and cleaner energy sources. But what if fossil fuels are just bad investments? What if oil, gas, and coal companies have sunk billions of dollars into buying up the rights to carbon fuels that they will never actually be able to extract? That’s what a growing band of financiers argue, and the people who follow their investment advice are benefiting from it.
In order to meet the international goal of keeping global warming below 2 degrees Celsius, 60 to 80 percent of fossil fuel reserves held by publicly traded corporations cannot be burned. The combination of these trends makes the long-term outlook for fossil fuel companies very bad, according to some analysts. Exxon's climate lie: 'No corporation has ever done anything this big or bad'. I’m well aware that with Paris looming it’s time to be hopeful, and I’m willing to try.
CounterSpill. Documentário norte-americano diz que mídia brasileira é patrocinada pelo governo dos EUA para atacar Petrobrás. Bill McKibben Says the Divestment Movement Is Succeeding — and He May Be Right. Nestled in Vermont’s bucolic Champlain valley, Middlebury College is a seedbed of environmental activism.
Middlebury students started 350.org, the environmental organization that is fighting climate change and coordinating the global campaign for fossil-fuel divestment. Bill McKibben, the writer and environmentalist who is spearheading the campaign, has taught there since 2001. Yet Middlebury has declined to sell the oil, gas, and coal company holdings in its $1 billion endowment. Fox News Officially Freaking Out About Google’s Plan To Rank Sites By ‘Accuracy’
Watching how Fox News covers a news story is sort of like doing dream analysis on the conservative movement’s subconscious, you start to see what really terrifies them. So it was with great interest that I sat down to watch Fox’s latest coverage of Google’s plan to someday rank search engine results not by “popularity” but “accuracy.” The network did not disappoint. In a recent edition of Fox News’ Happening Now, the conservative network hastily put together an out-and-out hit piece on Google. Former Exxon scientist says Exxon knew about climate change and fossil fuels in 1981. Fossil fuel firms risk wasting billions by ignoring climate change, says IEA. The world’s fossil fuel companies risk wasting billions of dollars of investment by not taking global action to fight climate change seriously, according to the chief economist of the International Energy Agency (IEA). Fatih Birol, who will take the top job at the IEA in September and is one of the world’s most influential voices on energy, warned that companies making this mistake would also miss out on investment opportunities in clean energy.
Coal giant Peabody recently dismissed global warming as “an environmental crisis predicted by flawed computer models”, while another major coal producer Glencore Xstrata said governments would fail to implement measures to cut carbon emissions, as has oil and gas major ExxonMobil. Birol, speaking at a major climate science conference in Paris ahead of a crunch UN summit in the city in December, said: “We see some moves from energy companies in the direction of sustainable development.
The Prize: Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power. In the style of the acclaimed CIVIL WAR series, THE PRIZE tells the epic history of oil - how it has dominated global politics, shaken the world economy, and transformed our century. Shot on location in Azerbaijan, Egypt, England, Indonesia, Japan, Kuwait, Mexico, Russia, Scotland, Turkey, and the United States, the series features fascinating characters, never-before-seen archival footage, newly filmed segments, and interviews with the people who shaped the oil industry.
We see how oil becomes the largest industry in the world - a game of huge risks and monumental rewards. The PRIZE - Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power. Steve Coll: How Exxon Shaped the Climate Debate. Koch Brothers EXPOSED: 2014. KOCH BROTHERS EXPOSED: 2014 Version - Brave New Films. Robert Greenwald's "Koch Brothers Exposed" (Full.