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Ben van Beurden, CEO, Royal Dutch Shell in 2018 at the Altice Arena in Lisbon, Portugal

Challenging BP, ConocoPhillips, Shell to Accelerate Climate Action at their Annual Meetings

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BP, Shell, and ConocoPhillips have all taken some steps toward transparency about their lobbying—but none is doing enough to keep the American Petroleum Institute (API) and other trade associations in line with the companies’ own supposed climate ambitions. Read more >

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2019 ExxonMobil Shareholder meeting action/350.org

BP, Chevron, and ExxonMobil Have a Lot to Answer for on Climate at their Annual Meetings

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We’ve decided to put out our questions for the leaders of fossil fuel companies ahead of their virtual annual shareholder meetings—so that journalists, advocates, and activists can amplify and follow up. Read more >

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Former ExxonMobil Engineer Says Oil and Gas Companies Can and Should Plan to Be Part of the Solution to Climate Change

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A conversation with William (Bill) Hafker, an environmental engineer who spent 36 years working for ExxonMobil. Bill believes that oil and gas companies should be increasingly active and transparent in identifying and committing to meaningful climate action, and should incorporate climate planning into their traditional business planning. Read more >

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Experts ask Exxon and Chevron to Stop Climate Deception and to Act to Protect Human Health

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Next week, I’ll be joined inside the ExxonMobil and Chevron annual meetings by scientists, environmental justice advocates, and UCS colleagues—all of us representing shareholders concerned about climate change. Read more >

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Photo: Brian Katt

ExxonMobil’s Jekyll-and-Hyde Act: A Year in Holding Fossil Fuel Companies Accountable

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Just a few weeks into the new year, ExxonMobil has turned the page on 2017—a year of significant gains for corporate climate accountability and significant setbacks for major fossil energy companies. However, some of these companies are aggressively fighting back, continuing to spread climate disinformation and refusing to plan for a low-carbon future. ExxonMobil, in particular, has moved toward countersuing California communities that are suing it and other fossil fuel producers over climate-related damages, and launched a webpage and video attacking the #ExxonKnew campaign. ExxonMobil’s retaliation against advocates for climate action and corporate accountability is a sure sign that our work is having an impact, and that now is the time to redouble our efforts.

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Courtesy of Public Citizen, Air Alliance Houston, and Center for Climate Integrity
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