05 Jul '11, 10am

ExxonMobil Still Pays for Climate Confusion

ExxonMobil Still Pays for Climate Confusion

Reducing its investment in climate deniers may have had more to do with a sound business decision by ExxonMobil, rather an exercise in corporate social responsibility. The investment has already paid off in the form of increased public confusion over the reality of climate change, so there is no justification for continuing to spend money at the same rate. Compared to just three years ago the aforementioned Gallup poll found that significantly fewer people now believe that the effects of global warming have already begun, and fewer people believe that man-made pollution is the cause of global warming. More people also doubt that the effects of global warming will ever occur. The Gallup report concludes that “Americans are clearly less concerned about global warming and its effects than they were a few years ago.”

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/07/exxonmobil-pays-clima...

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