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New York Times on Exxon, Russian sanctions and the role of oil and gas in Putin’s war on Ukraine

An investigation published on March 24 in the Business Section of the New York Times by Hiroko Tabuchi tells the long history of Exxon/ExxonMobil fighting US sanctions against the USSR and Russia – going back

CO2 Pipelines and Carbon Capture: The Satartia Mississippi Accident Investigation

Track our ongoing public records investigation here Search a bibliography of reference material from our research here Excerpts from The Gassing of Satartia: A Massive Buildout A Small Town Becomes a Guinea Pig for a

Imperial Oil Document Trove

Overview of Imperial Oil Document Archive Published on ClimateFiles.com Imperial Oil Limited, Exxon’s Canadian subsidiary, took a very different path from Exxon in the U.S. thirty years ago, revealing the vulnerabilities and strategies of an

PBS Frontline “The Power of Big Oil” Viewer’s Guide: Documents and Reference Material

This post includes some of the documents, advertisements and news clips that were featured in the three part documentary, “The Power of Big Oil,” aired April 2022. I have also included additional resources from our

SEC and “Climate-Related Disclosures” – Oil companies knew their “Scope 3” liability decades ago

Uh, they knew…. The landmark move by the Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday to force corporations to expand the evaluation and submission of “climate-related disclosures” reminded me that in our ClimateFiles collection we have evidence

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CO2 Pipeline CCS Satartia Investigation: Background Materials and Bibliography

CO2 Pipelines Build-Out Greig, Chris, and Andrew Pascale. “Princeton’s Net-Zero America Study Annex 1: CO2 Transport and Storage Infrastructure Transition Analysis.” Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Princeton University, December 8, 2020 annex to

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Hurricanes and Climate Change: A case of “Fake TV News” & ExxonMobil disinformation?

I am often asked the difference between disinformation and misinformation. The following is a prime example of disinformation, made more stark by Hurricane Ida that just left devastation in New Orleans and surrounds. In June

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NPR and Mother Jones coverage of CIC research: Gas vs Electrification

National Public Radio just broadcast a two part series on All Things Considered by Jeff Brady and Dan Charles illuminating some of our research: Mother Jones‘ Rebecca Leber did an epic piece a couple weeks

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Detroit Knew

E&E News Reporter Maxine Joselow has broken new ground with an investigative story on what scientists at General Motors and Ford knew about climate change back to the 1960s. There were scientists employed by these

Global Climate Information Project ClimateFacts.org 1997 TV Ads

Success! Just recovered some 23 year old TV ads via my old friend Eric Gravley of PlanetVox. Way back in the late 1990s, early 2000s, before YouTube, before digital media, DVRs, “on demand” and all

Three More Climate Lawsuits, September 2020: Hoboken, Charleston and Delaware

We are experiencing a torrential downpour of climate lawsuits. After new suits filed this summer by the State of Minnesota and Washington, DC, now in the past week or so there have been three more