Historians of Science: What Exxon Knew About Oil and the Climate, and When
Exxon Mobil's internal documents show that since the late 1970s the company's researchers agreed with academic scientists' predictions of global warming—but continued for decades to pretend that the science was too uncertain to justify constraining the industry.
SOURCE: The New Republic
Will Other Elite Unis Follow Princeton's Lead in Rejecting Fossil Fuel Money?
by Ilana Cohen and Michael E. Mann
A student movement is realizing its first successes in convincing university administrators to refuse donations that, activists argue, inevitably compromise the integrity of university research on climate change.
SOURCE: The At
History's Greatest Barrier to Climate Action—the Senate—May Have Fallen
Critics have legitimate disagreements with the scope and urgency of climate action enabled by the just-passed Inflation Reduction Act. But it's a departure from precedent for the Senate to do anything at all.
SOURCE: New York Times
Behind Manchin's BBB Opposition, a Long History of Climate Obstruction
"He received more campaign donations from the oil, coal and gas industries than any other senator in the current election cycle."
Climate Change Should Makes Us Reckon Our Long History with Wind Energy
by Andrew Fletcher
Climate change will make wind energy very important in the next 20 to 30 years. We should embrace its historical roots.
SOURCE: Daniel Pipes Blog
Daniel Pipes predicts chaos in the Middle East as countries turn away from fossil fuels
by Daniel Pipes
In brief, the world's chief trouble spot will retain its role, only more so.
Michael Klare: How to Fry a Planet
When it comes to energy and economics in the climate-change era, nothing is what it seems.
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