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Exxon was on the cutting edge of climate science 40 years ago. Watch what happened next:

“When their senior scientists told their senior executives what was coming, Exxon started climate-proofing all their drilling rigs to withstand the rising sea level. But they did not tell the rest of us. Just the opposite.” We just received a second letter from members of Congress about our work to hold Exxon accountable, claiming that we... (More...)
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We got a letter from 13 members of Congress about our work to show #ExxonKnew. Here’s what it said:

Late Wednesday night, I received a letter signed by 13 members of Congress claiming that we may be violating Exxon’s right to free speech. They’re asking that we divulge every communication with state officials and many private organizations related to our constitutional right to ask elected officials to investigate what Exxon knew about climate change... (More...)
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Watch Jon Stewart slam Governor Christie’s affair with Exxon

On Thursday’s episode of The Daily Show, Jon Stewart rips into New Jersey Governor Christie’s settlement with Exxon, where Christie got the world’s wealthiest oil company off the hook for decades of toxic contamination. Check out Jon Stewart’s hilarious-as-always coverage of this outrageous deal in the video below — then sign this petition demanding that... (More...)
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They’ve been exploited by their government and oil companies for decades — now it’s time for justice

Since March 2013, four major river basins in the Peruvian Amazon have been declared environmental and humanitarian crisis zones. And after decades of oil exploitation, Peruvian communities are still fighting back — several are raising their voices to demand that Petroperú clean up its act before the company tries to renew its license for oil... (More...)
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People Surge: to Rage and Love for Justice

It was plastered all over our nation’s news and even broke into the global reports: the inspiring strength to rise up, resurge and demand justice despite their tragic losses was displayed by the People Surge, an alliance of Super Typhoon Haiyan survivors and their supporters.   I have witnessed the increasing poverty in the most impacted... (More...)
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