Britain's Leading Scientists Slam Exxon On Climate Change!

Posted on Monday, January 01 at 12:32 by BC Mary
The scientists also strongly criticized the company's public statements on global warming, which they described as "inaccurate and misleading." The Royal Society cited its own survey, which found that ExxonMobil last year distributed $2.9 million to 39 groups that the Society saysmisrepresent the findings of climatologists. This is the first time the Royal Society has written to a company to challenge its activities. The move reflects mounting concern about the many lobby groups financed by Exxon and other oil companies that are trying to deny or undermine the overwhelming scientific evidence that greenhouse gas emissions are linked to global warming. [Proofreader's note: this article was edited for spelling and typos on January 2, 2007]


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