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House of Representatives Committee Investigation on Public Relations, the Fossil Fuel Industry and Climate Change

A landmark hearing today in the House Committee on Natural Resources “The Role of Public Relations Firms in Preventing Action on Climate Change” The committee issued a 116 page report to accompany the hearing. The

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

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

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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

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

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

Patrick Michaels, Climate Change

Patrick Michaels’ 30 Years of Climate Denial

I. Michaels Cancels on Fossil Fuel Impact Investigation On September 28, 2018, the Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines was scheduled to hear Patrick Michaels in their ongoing investigation into carbon majors’ contributions to