Justice Department Urged to Investigate Exxon
by Robert Kropp
After two reports identify research into global warming by the oil giant as far back as the 1970s,
two members of the House of Representatives call on the Justice Department to investigate the
corporation for its campaign to deceive the American public about the risks of climate change.
"With its ideological allies," author Steve Coll wrote in his 2012 book Private Empire: ExxonMobil
and American Power, "ExxonMobil funded the promotion of public confusion about climate science by
means that future employees and executives of the corporation are likely to look back on with