While the rest of the world is trying to stop global warming and protect the planet for future generations, ExxonMobil is busy drilling for more oil and polluting the atmosphere. What's worse, ExxonMobil is doing its best to stop other countries' attempts to prevent the world from heating up. Check out ExxonMobil's dirty secrets at www.exxonsecrets.org. Here are five reasons why ExxonMobil is worse than other oil companies:

1. ExxonMobil tries to convince the public that global warming isn't happening even though ExxonMobil is one of its main causes. It spends millions of dollars on misleading propaganda every year.

2. ExxonMobil has played a leading role in sabotaging international attempts to stop global warming. It would rather sell more gasoline than protect future generations.

3. ExxonMobil doesn't believe renewable energy has a future. "With no readily available economic alternatives on the horizon, fossil fuels will continue to supply most of the world's energy needs for the foreseeable future." --Lee Raymond, ExxonMobil CEO, 1997

4. ExxonMobil is the biggest oil company in the world - its profits totalled more than US$12 billion in 2000. If anyone can afford to help stop global warming it's ExxonMobil.

5. ExxonMobil was one of the main financial contributors to George Bush's election campaign. As soon as George Bush became president, he announced that the U.S. would pull out of international agreements to stop global warming - exactly the position that ExxonMobil was promoting.

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ALEC Denies that ALEC Denies Climate Change

Blog by Connor Gibson | April 6, 2015

Here’s a headline you might expect to see on Reddit’s “Not The Onion” page: Washington Post: This conservative group is tired of being accused of climate denial — and is fighting back The “conservative group” is ALEC, the American Legislative...

Climate Scientists: Coal-funded #Fakexpert Willie Soon was Never Credible

Blog by Connor Gibson | February 25, 2015

“The science that Willie Soon does is almost pointless.” - NASA climate scientist Gavin Schmidt, to the New York Times   Recent revelations regarding Smithsonian scientist Willie Soon’s financing and coordination with fossil fuel companies for...

Remembering Rick Piltz – Whistleblower and Climate Science Advocate

Blog by Connor Gibson | October 20, 2014

Last weekend, the country lost a public servant and altruist named Rick Piltz. Mr. Piltz was a government whistleblower who documented how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency systematically misled the public, downplaying the certainty of...

Coal and Oil Polluters Dominate ALEC Conference

Blog by Connor Gibson | July 31, 2014

Written with Nick Surgey of The Center for Media and Democracy. Image courtesy of CMD’s PR Watch. Who’s pulling the strings at the secretive American Legislative Exchange Council‘s (ALEC) conference in Dallas, Texas, this week? According to...

Looking back on the Arkansas oil spill

Blog by Jason Schwartz | March 28, 2014

This post Looking back on the Arkansas oil spill originally appeared on the blog of Greenpeace USA. Saturday marks the anniversary of a major American oil spill. Last year on March 29, an underground pipeline operated by ExxonMobil burst,...

Peabody Energy and ALEC helping legislators help themselves to corporate money

Blog by Jason Schwartz | March 5, 2014

In a post over at the blog PRWatch, Nick Surgey discusses an internal Peabody Energy document received by the Center for Media and Democracy. In it, Peabody instructs legislators on ways to get as much cash as possible from corporate sponsors to...

Clean Air Act Will Create Jobs, Save Environment

Blog by Matthew K | October 21, 2011 13 comments

Last week, the EPA fired back on Capitol Hill at an investigation that claims the EPA and Transportation Department are carrying out closed-door deals with the auto companies in an effort to promote the EPA’s Clean Air Act and upcoming...

Photo of the Month - July

Blog by bmeyers | August 2, 2011 2 comments

The July Photo of the Month by Dillon Jenkins shows the oil spill in the Yellowstone River near Laurel, Montana. On July 2nd, an ExxonMobil pipeline ruptured spilling roughly 1,000 barrels (42,000 gallons) of crude oil into the...

John Passacantando to step down as executive director of Greenpeace USA

Feature story | October 29, 2008 at 19:00

Greenpeace USA’s executive director, John Passacantando, has announced that he will step down at the end of 2008, capping an eight-year tenure that saw the organization weather some of its most difficult trials and achieve some of its greatest...

Exxon Still Funding Climate Change Deniers

Feature story | May 17, 2007 at 18:00

So. The day of reckoning has come – when we get to find out just how much of the climate change denial industry ExxonMobil is still paying for.

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