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Cleaner fuel ‘has cost in refinery pollution’
1 year ago

Cleaner fuel ‘has cost in refinery pollution’

The petroleum industry has warned that improving the nation’s fuel standards — which would be necessary for Labor to meet its proposed vehicle emissions target — would significantly add to …
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ExxonMobil agrees to join oil and gas climate change alliance
2 years ago

ExxonMobil agrees to join oil and gas climate change alliance

ExxonMobil has joined the oil and gas industry’s flagship climate change project, reversing its decision not to join the alliance four years ago.

The company was a notable holdout when the Oil …
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Exxon Mobil under investigation for possible lies on climate change
5 years ago

Exxon Mobil under investigation for possible lies on climate change

Justin Gillis & Clifford Krauss, 06 November 2015

The New York attorney general has begun a sweeping investigation of Exxon Mobil to determine whether the company lied to the public …
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Did oil giant ExxonMobil know about climate change in 1981?
5 years ago

Did oil giant ExxonMobil know about climate change in 1981?

Ian Johnston, 09 July 2015

The biggest oil company in the world, ExxonMobil, suspected fossil fuels might be involved in climate change as early as 1981 – seven years before …
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Shell can’t afford to wait until 2050 to adapt its business to climate change
5 years ago

Shell can’t afford to wait until 2050 to adapt its business to climate change

Shell’s recent AGM was tumultuous. Shareholders voted overwhelmingly for the company to report on whether its activities were compatible with promised government action on climate change. The firm’s board reportedly …
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