Hot News: ExxonMobil Worked To Shift Climate Blame To Individual Consumers

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ExxonMobil used tobacco industry messaging strategies to shift responsibility for climate change away from itself and onto consumers, despite its knowledge of the harms caused by its product, a new study from Harvard researchers found. Using computer learning to analyze 40 years of ExxonMobil climate materials, researchers found a “quantitative discrepancy” between the company’s internal documents, which reflected the science, and external communications, which shifted blame for climate change onto individual consumers.

Sources: TIME, Vox, InsideClimate News, Axios, E&E

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Originally published by Nexus Media.

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