For instance, ExxonMobil competitors — including BP, ConocoPhillips, and Shell — are all members of the U.S. Climate Action Partnership, a coalition of leading corporations and environmental organizations calling on Congress to deliver concrete global warming emissions limits (see www.us-cap.org/).
“The market is moving while management at ExxonMobil is standing still,” Hawkins said. “It’s time for them to take this challenge seriously.”
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