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Fossil fuel firms owe climate reparations of $209bn a year, says study
Groundbreaking analysis by One Earth is first to quantify economic burden caused by individual companies

Nina Lakhani Climate justice reporter

19, May, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Could Guyana’s Exxon ruling scare big oil off risky exploration?
Ruling requiring ‘unlimited guarantee’ from oil firms to cover costs of spills could change offshore drilling throughout region

Amy Westervelt

17, May, 2023 @1:02 PM

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‘Like a dam breaking’: experts hail decision to let US climate lawsuits advance
Cities bringing climate litigation against oil majors welcome US supreme court’s decision to rebuff appeal to move cases to federal courts

Hilary Beaumont

25, Apr, 2023 @7:30 AM

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Exxon CEO’s pay rose 52% to nearly £30m amid Ukraine war, figures show
Darren Woods’ pay is ‘reflective of record company earnings and stock price performance’, says oil firm

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

13, Apr, 2023 @4:58 PM

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Exxon’s new ‘advanced recycling’ plant raises environmental concerns
Advocates warn plants like the latest addition to the Texas complex generate hazardous pollutants and provide cover for oil giants to produce new plastic products

Maddie Stone

10, Apr, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Exxon in the classroom: how big oil money influences US universities
Students at Princeton describe unease that Exxon employee had an office on campus, while dozens of universities have big oil links

Oliver Milman

27, Mar, 2023 @8:30 AM

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Big oil firms touted algae as climate solution. Now all have pulled funding
Insiders aren’t surprised as ExxonMobil, the last remaining proponent of green algae biofuel, ends research

Amy Westervelt

17, Mar, 2023 @5:32 PM

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‘Monster profits’ for energy giants reveal a self-destructive fossil fuel resurgence
Last year’s combined $200bn profit for the ‘big five’ oil and gas companies brings little hope of driving down emissions

Oliver Milman in New York

09, Feb, 2023 @8:30 AM

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Exxon’s predictions about the climate crisis may have increased its legal peril
Several US states say news that Exxon scientists predicted global heating accurately strengthens their lawsuits against company

Oliver Milman

20, Jan, 2023 @7:30 AM

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Exxon and the 1970s climate predictions that were ignored | Letters
Letters: Dr Kimon Roussopoulos and Lynn Malpas on unheeded warnings about global heating

18, Jan, 2023 @5:43 PM

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UN head accuses fossil fuel firms of business models ‘inconsistent with human survival’
Criticism at Davos for big companies that, ‘like the tobacco industry’, ride roughshod over their own science

Larry Elliott Economics editor

18, Jan, 2023 @12:10 PM

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Revealed: Exxon made ‘breathtakingly’ accurate climate predictions in 1970s and 80s
Oil company drove some of the leading science of the era only to publicly dismiss global heating

Oliver Milman in New York

12, Jan, 2023 @7:00 PM

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