For more than half a century, ExxonMobil has denied and downplayed climate change, has refused any responsibility for global warming and continues to fund groups spreading misinformation. Now, the company is facing the first public hearing on climate change denialism. But while global scrutiny of Exxon is growing, the oil and gas giant remains one of Brussels’ biggest lobby actors. Since 2010, the corporation has invested over €35 million to delay and weaken essential EU climate action. With a climate catastrophe looming, is it time EU decision-makers closed the door on ExxonMobil’s dirty lobbying?
If true, this would be a massive step toward closing down coal. Purportedly South Korea and Japan have committed to the same this year. Now Germany (who else?) and the Czech Republic are apparently the […]
One of the biggest problems in Britain is corporations and managers that don’t pay their way. They rely on the state for protection yet siphon off their profits to tax havens. Their workers are monitored […]
Bill Black is always a voice worth listening to. He is Associate Profess of Law and Economics at the legendary Department of Economics at the University of Misssori-Kansas City. Read here