Exxon Knew CO2 Pollution Was A Global Threat By Late 1970s
Grandia, Kevin and DeMelle, Brendanhttp://www.counterpunch.org/2016/04/27/exxon-knew-co2-pollution-was-a-global-threat-by-late-1970s/
Date Written: 27/04/2016
Year Published: 2016
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX19249
Throughout Exxons global operations, the company knew that CO2 was a harmful pollutant in the atmosphere years earlier than previously reported. Exxon corporate documents from the late 1970s state unequivocally "there is no doubt" that CO2 from the burning of fossil fuels was a growing "problem" well understood within the company.