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In April, we reported that the board of the 62,000-member American Geophysical Union (AGU) had decided to “Sell Its Scientific Integrity For $35,000 In ExxonMobil Money.” But as evidence continues to spill showing that the oil giant is still funding climate science denial nearly a decade after it said it would stop, the board of this leading group of climate scientists will apparently take anot
WASHINGTON ― Before national attention turns to the political party conventions, a group of Senate Democrats took to the floor this week to confront the “many-headed dragon” of climate change denial.
A 22-year-old New York man whose “swatting” calls to police victimized at least 20 celebrities and elected officials, including South Bay Rep. Ted Lieu, has received a two-year federal prison term, authorities said.
The man who put Rep. Ted Lieu through what the congressman called “one of the most traumatic half hours of my life” by phoning in a fake tip to police that the then-state senator had shot his wife has been sentenced to two years in prison.
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Exxon Mobil (XOM) is under fire after aSenate resolution was introduced yesterday accusing the company of misleading the public.
The resolution, brought by 19 democratic senators, accuses fossil fuel companies of leading "misinformation campaigns" to deliberately mislead the public about climate change to "protect their financial interest."
Two Democrats introduced a resolution Monday disapproving of companies that “deliberately mislead the public” about climate change science, an attack on oil giant Exxon Mobil Corp., which has been accused of doing just that. In a joint resolution offered by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) and Rep.
• Resolution disapproves of efforts to “deliberately cast doubt on science” on climate change
• 19 senators will speak on the floor about the issue before Congress leaves for summer recess
A coalition of 19 top Democrats took the senate floor Monday afternoon to call for an end to what they referred to as the fossil fuel industry’s “web of denial” on climate change, calling out companies including Irving-based Exxon Mobil.
More than a dozen U.S. senators are launching a campaign to call out the powerful industry of climate denial and demanding Congress take action against the back-door blockading of environmental policy that they are calling the #WebOfDenial.