Tagged: ExxonMobil

McKibben: naming the enemy - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Jul 28, 2012

“It has become a rogue industry, reckless like no other force on Earth. It is Public Enemy Number One to the survival of our planetary civilization.”  These are the words Bill McKibben uses to describe the fossil-fuel industry in a recent striking article in Rolling Stone which has received wide attention. It’s well worth reading, [...] … Read More

Exxon boss: intellectually obtuse position on climate impacts - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Jul 02, 2012

I sometimes wonder what the CEOs of fossil fuel companies think about the effect of their products on the atmosphere and whether they harbour any anxieties about climate change. One of them, Rex Tillerson of ExxonMobil, has told us how he views the matter in his reply to a question following a speech he gave [...] … Read More

Buying denial: Koch caught in the act - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Apr 02, 2010

Greenpeace has been digging.  It has unearthed Koch Industries as a major funder of climate change denial groups. A new 44 page report tells the story. It fits well with  their more widely-scoped report Dealing in Doubt to which Gareth drew attention recently. I was unaware of Koch Industries and, according to Greenpeace, that’s also the [...] … Read More