British Scientists Criticize ExxonMobil on Climate
LYNN NEARY, host:
ExxonMobil is under pressure for its skepticism about global warming. The giant oil company is the subject of criticism by the Royal Academy of Science. That's the British scientific group whose past members have ranged from Charles Darwin to Albert Einstein.
STEVE INSKEEP, host:
Now the Academy says ExxonMobil misleads the public on climate change. It says ExxonMobil has given millions of dollars to groups that undermine the scientific consensus on global warming. After that accusation, the company told the Wall Street Journal that it is reviewing whether to continue that funding.
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