Remember not to ask this fellow to mind your geese, or the fossil fuel industry to do your climate research. Photo: TsaiProject/ BY

Exxon misled public about climate change

An analysis of Exxon’s research and public statements shows a sharp contrast between what the oil giant knew about climate change and what it told the public. The comprehensive, peer-reviewed academic study of ExxonMobil’s internal deliberations, scientific research and public rhetoric over the decades has confirmed empirically that the oil giant misled the public about what it knew about climate change and the risks posed by fossil fuel emissions.

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