Climate Change

"Climate Change Takes Center Stage At Exxon, Chevron Annual Meetings"

"Exxon Mobil Corp and Chevron Corp will face their toughest-ever push by shareholders concerned about a warming world at annual meetings on Wednesday, as the Paris accord to tackle climate change ratchets up investor pressure on two of the world's largest oil companies."

Source: Reuters, 05/24/2016

"Far From Turning a Corner, Global CO2 Emissions Still Accelerating"

"The level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is not just rising, it's accelerating, and another potent greenhouse gas, methane showed a big spike last year, according to the latest annual greenhouse gas index released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration."

Source: InsideClimate News, 05/23/2016

State AGs Investigated Over Their Inquiry Into Exxon’s Climate Research

"Since last November, a growing number of state attorneys general have been pointing their fingers at Exxon Mobil, investigating whether the energy company’s research about climate change conflicted directly with its public statements on the issue. But now the accusers are being accused ...."

Source: NY Times, 05/20/2016

"Climate Change, Runaway Development Worsen Houston Floods"

"With clay soil and tabletop-flat terrain, Houston has endured flooding for generations. Its 1,700 miles of man-made channels struggle to dispatch storm runoff to the Gulf of Mexico. Now the nation's fourth-largest city is being overwhelmed with more frequent and more destructive floods."

Source: AP, 05/20/2016

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