Sector: government

Posted: November 21, 2013
Source: The Guardian
By: Suzanne Goldenberg, US environment correspondent

Chevron, Exxon and BP among companies most responsible for climate change since dawn of industrial age, figures show

Interactive – which fossil fuel companies are most responsible?

The climate crisis of the 21st century has been caused largely by just 90 companies, which between them produced nearly two-thirds of the greenhouse gas emissions generated since the dawning of the industrial age, new research suggests.

The companies range from investor-owned firms – household names such as Chevron, Exxon and BP – to state-owned and government-run firms.
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