In 2015, a massive investigation by Inside Climate News and the LA Times detailed how Exxon conducted cutting-edge climate research decades ago and then, without revealing all that it had learned, worked at the forefront of climate denial.
Harvard researchers recently established that ExxonMobil misled the public about the state of climate science and its implications. Several cities including Oakland and San Francisco are talking legal action. How should ExxonMobil be held responsible?
Geoffrey Supran, postdoctoral fellow in the Department of History of Science at Harvard University
Neela Banerjee, reporter for Inside Climate News
Environ. Res. Lett: Assessing ExxonMobil’s climate change communications (1977-2014)
InsideClimate News: Trial Date Set for Children’s Climate Lawsuit Against U.S. Government
InsideClimate News: Exxon: The road not taken
The NY Times: What Exxon Mobil Didn’t Say About Climate Change
Scientific American: Cities Sue Big Oil for Damages from Rising Seas