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7/04/2008

Exxon to cut funding to climate change denial groups

The Giant is Waking Up?
The oil giant ExxonMobil has admitted that its support for lobby groups that question the science of climate change may have hindered action to tackle global warming. In its corporate citizenship report ExxonMobil says it intends to cut funds to several groups that "divert attention" from the need to find new sources of clean energy. Green campaigners accuse the company of funding a "climate denial industry" over the last decade, with $23m (£11.5m) handed over to groups that play down the risks of burning fossil fuels.
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