Dems Push Bill Condemning Companies, Think Tanks Who ‘Cast Doubt’ On Global Warming

whitehouseDemocratic lawmakers are set to introduce a resolution condemning fossil fuel companies and pro-fossil fuel groups that “deliberately cast doubt on science in order to protect their financial interests.”

California Rep. Ted Lieu and Rhode Island Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse will introduce resolutions in both chambers of Congress that “urges fossil fuel companies and allied organizations to cooperate with active or future investigations into their climate-change related activities.”

The bill is meant to draw attention to investigations into ExxonMobil’s global warming stance, though the company is never mentioned by name. The bill is also meant to target groups, many of which are conservative think tanks, with alleged ties to Exxon.

At least four state attorneys general have opened investigations into Exxon based on accusations by liberal journalists that the company knew its product caused global warming and funded groups to oppose regulations on greenhouse gas emissions.

Exxon and a libertarian think tank have fought back and managed to defeat two of the four probes, which has effectively left only New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman with an active investigation into the company.

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    amirlach

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    Two corrupt witch hunts down, two more to go. Just more fodder for Trump to exploit.

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    Amber

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    Climate changes ..Who knew . Is cooling OK but warming isn’t ? Or are cooling and warming both bad if humans have anything to do with it ?
    Let’s see one scientific organization (not Senate hacks ) claim with proof that cooling is better than warming for plants ,trees and animals . Bring on the warming and move your beach front lawn chairs 1 %er’s . Don’t be so selfish , think about the fish we will make happier .

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    Amber

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    Colonel Klink has figured out climate changes . Unfortunately it ends there .
    The real deniers are the Colonel Klink’s who think Mother Nature gave up running the climate show during the last 100 years of it’s 4.5 billion year existence . Climate changes and warming has helped us exit the most recent ice age . Why would Colonel Klink have a problem with that ? The truth is it actually has almost nothing to do with climate and everything to do with money . We have it and they want it .
    Democrat Senators demonstrate how utterly useless they are by participating in an overblown scam instead of solving real issues .

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