After being attacked from all sides by the greens and allies, one of the great global warming deniers surrenders (via via via):

Jan. 12, 2007 — Oil major Exxon Mobil Corp. is engaging in industry talks on possible U.S. greenhouse gas emissions regulations, a move experts said could indicate a change in stance from the long-time foe of limits on greenhouse emissions.

Why does Petronas plan to act on global warming?

I wonder, where does Petronas sit in the climate debate?

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A couple years back, our intrepid Greenpeace US research team — through their work on the ExxonSecrets website — exposed the role that Exxon-funded Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) was playing in trying to ensure Global Warming didn’t impact US energy policy — absurdly in one case being asked to play political assassin by folks in the Bush Administration’s Council for Environmental Quality who thought the Bush Administration EPA chief wasn’t skeptical enough about climate change. (They uncovered a nice little smoking gun memo exposing the collusion.)

Two years ago, I blogged about ExxonSecrets.

2 Responses to “[1056] Of Exxon surrenders!”

  1. […] preceded by calls of several large corporate players for a system to regulate carbon emissions, Exxon Mobil’s new stance on climate change and the 2007 State of the Union which expressed concern on climate change. Even […]

  2. […] had developed a reputation as the staunch denier of global warming, abandoned its denial stance and joins the fight against global warming. Also, this week, major companies called for a carbon trading system, […]

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