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exxonmobil is accused of failing to reveal the full extent of their impact on the climate crisis

Major global firms accused of concealing their environmental impact

A $10tn (£7.9tn) investor alliance has accused more than 700 companies, including Amazon, Tesco and ExxonMobil, of failing to reveal the full extent of their impact on the climate crisis, water shortages and deforestation.

local residents paddle a canoe past oil installations belonging to the mobil oil company in bonny island, nigeria

How Mobil pushed its oil agenda through ‘charitable giving’

Dr David Page visited Nigeria after the spill and offered his views of its impact to the New York Times, which were published in special report dated 20 September that year. Page’s arrival on the scene was anticipated years earlier in Mobil’s plans, internal Mobil Foundation documents newly obtained by the Guardian reveal.

exxonmobil’s huge groningen gas field in the netherlands

MEPs to scrutinise ExxonMobil’s alleged role in climate change misinformation

Campaigners welcome move over claims firm knew of global warming dangers for decades — ExxonMobil’s alleged role in spreading misinformation about climate change will be scrutinised by the European Union for the first time, in a move welcomed by campaigners. The world’s biggest international oil company has been investigated in the US over allegations that …

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marshallese activists on the coast of the nation’s capital majuro

Lead or sue? Pacific islands take twin tracks on climate change

Vanuatu becomes the first nation state to threaten oil majors with climate damages lawsuits, while the Marshall Islands submits updated climate plan to the UN — Pacific Island nations declared two world firsts on Thursday, as part of a “virtual climate summit”. Vanuatu is considering legal action against oil majors for climate damages, foreign minister …

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reforestation is seen as essential if the world is to restrict warming to 1.5c

Shell boss says mass reforestation needed to limit temperature rises to 1.5°C

Ben van Beurden says ‘another Brazil in terms of rainforest’ will help achieve UN target — The boss of Shell has said a huge tree-planting project the size of the Amazon rainforest would be needed to meet a tougher global warming target, as he argued more renewable energy alone would not be enough. Ben van …

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exxon’s annual contribution to the oil and gas climate initiative works out at $10m a year over a decade

ExxonMobil agrees to join oil and gas climate change alliance

U-turn means company will join BP, Shell and Total in contributing $100m to project — ExxonMobil has joined the oil and gas industry’s flagship climate change project, reversing its decision not to join the alliance four years ago. The company was a notable holdout when the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OCGI) was launched, but …

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