1. This not only borrowed from some of the tactics that the tobacco industry had used to delay public understanding of the dangers of smoking, in some cases there were even overlaps of individuals and groups that were engaged in this communications campaign. A lot of corporate America opposed the Kyoto Accords. But only a small set of companies did what Exxon did which was to really go after the science as aggressively as they did.

    — On today’s Fresh Air, investigative journalist Steve Coll explains how ExxonMobil has used its money and power to wield significant influence in Washington, D.C. concerning issues like climate change.

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