Telling it like it is… An ExxonMobil lobbyist has spilled the beans on the company’s global warming charade.
Keith McCoy, senior director of federal relations at ExxonMobil, told Greenpeace the oil giant backed groups that were trying to undermine the science behind global warming.
“Did we aggressively fight against some of the science,” McCoy said on a video. “Yes. Did we join some of these shadow groups to work against some of the early efforts? Yes, that’s true.”
McCoy, who also said Exxon’s support for a carbon tax was just a “talking point” because Congress would never approve a new tax, said he was hoodwinked by Greenpeace into participating in the video.
On LinkedIn, he posted: “I am embarrassed by my comments and that I allowed myself to fall for Greenpeace’s deception.”
ExxonMobil CEO Daren Woods disavowed comments by McCoy and a former lobbyist, Dan Easley.
He said their views don’t represent the company’s position on climate change. “We condemn the statements and are deeply apologetic for them.”
Exxon stands by its commitments to working on finding solutions to climate change, according to Woods.
The Exxon chief doesn’t need another global warming headache.
The Greenpeace bombshell follows Woods’ PR defeat at the May 26 annual shareholders meeting, at which three directors nominated by Engine No. 1 hedge fund to demand a “sustainable value creation” plan won board seats.
Former Burson-Marsteller director Sebastian Sichel has gone on to bigger and better things as the 43-year-old is one of the youngest people ever to run for the presidency of Chile.
The center-right candidate is attempting to differentiate himself from his conservative competitors by calling for more entrepreneurship and supporting liberal social policies such as same-sex marriage, according to Bloomberg.
Sichel, who served as the country’s social development minister under president Sebastian Pinera, is rising in the polls.
He faces a primary vote on July 18. The first round of presidential elections is set for Nov. 21.
Chile’s economy is a mess and the country has just suffered its worst social unrest in a generation.
Good luck, Sebastian.
Political hack Kevin McCarthy is “shocked” that Congresswoman Liz Cheney would accept a seat on the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the US Capitol.
"I was shocked that she would accept something from Speaker Pelosi," said the Minority Leader as if the third person in line for the US presidency was a stooge of Vladimir Putin.
McCarthy and his gang of seditionists ousted Cheney from her Republican leadership position because she wasn’t all in on the “Big Lie” about Trump winning the election.
Cheney’s statement on her appointment is the best rebuttal to McCarthy:
“I’m honored to have been named to serve on the January 6th select committee. Congress is obligated to conduct a full investigation of the most serious attack on our Capitol since 1814. That day saw the most sacred space in our Republic overrun by an angry and violent mob attempting to stop the counting of electoral votes and threatening the peaceful transfer of power.
“What happened on January 6th can never happen again. Those who are responsible for the attack need to be held accountable and this select committee will fulfill that responsibility in a professional, expeditious, and non-partisan manner.
“Our oath to the Constitution, our commitment to the rule of law, and the preservation of the peaceful transfer of power must always be above partisan politics.”
Read it and weep, Kev. Those are the words of a patriot. Cheney in `24.