Exxon’s own scientists were aware of and studying the dangerous impacts of greenhouse gases in the 1970s and 1980s #exxonknew

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Newly revealed documents show that Exxon’s own scientists were aware of and studying the dangerous impacts of greenhouse gases in the 1970s and 1980s — until Exxon’s leadership decided to shut down the research and promote climate denial instead, in order to protect the company’s unfathomably large profits.

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