Exxon Turns Back Shareholder Revolt – For Now

Climate Denial Crock of the Week

Above, in a recent interview for a Northern Michigan TV station, I described where I thought Exxon-Mobil was following revelations, that continue, about their awareness of climate science realities even in the 1970s, and before.
Recent developments show that I was pretty much spot on.  I take ClimateCrocks on the road frequently, in places as far away as Denver, San Francisco, and Reykjavik – so supporting with donations here helps put boots on the ground, as it were, as well as videos on the web.


Shareholders of Exxon Mobil and Chevron have voted to reject a series of resolutions aimed at encouraging the companies to take stronger actions to battle climate change.

But Exxon Mobil shareholders voted in favor of a rule that could make it easier for minority shareholders to nominate outsiders to the company’s board, a potential victory for environmentalists.

Activist shareholders at both companies had placed…

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