Evil Exxon

January 29th, 2007

We all know oil companies are awesome. Exxon especially so. They are the biggest oil company in the world but the worst for the environment see How they compare – pdf. Also, an estimated $37 billion in profits last year, and they still has not paid the $4.5 billion in punitive damages it owes for the 1989 Exxon Valdez Oil Spill! So far, 6,000 fisherman and others harmed by the devastating spill have died awaiting compensation. Also, “Exxon has dished out at least $19 million dollars since the negotiation of the Kyoto Protocol (1997) to fund an elaborate network including over 75 industry front groups mobilized in a misleading campaign to cloud the public’s understanding of global warming.” – Robert F. Kenndy, Jr. Here’s more exxon facts and a little exxon movie for the kids.

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