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Richard Keil is a well connected ex-journalist turned PR spokesperson.

He has led ExxonMobil's PR team as Senior Advisor for Global Public Affairs since 2013. Prior to Exxon, Keil worked for Purple Strategies, A powerful bipartisan PR firm. At Purple Strategies, he defended BP during the DeepWater Horizon oil spill. Before Purple Strategies, he worked for Public Strategies inc, from 2007 to 2010. 

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Exxon's decades of advertising against climate change science

This week, Inside Climate News has published some new revelations about one of the world’s biggest oil companies: that scientists working for Exxon knew about climate change as early as 1977. 

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Dirty Corporations Pay Big to Host ALEC Legislators in San Diego

-- By Nick Surgey of The Center for Media and Democracy and Connor Gibson of Greenpeace
At the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) 2015 annual meeting in San Diego, California, dirty energy companies and their supporters--including ExxonMobil, Chevron, and Duke Energy--continue to dominate the funding of activities, according to a list of conference sponsors obtained jointly by the Center for Media and Democracy and Greenpeace.
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Exxon knew about climate change threat since 1981: Exxon scientists tells all

Turns out ExxonMobil, one of the world’s worst climate polluters, has known about the dangers of climate change since 1981.

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Charles Koch: CO2 Causes Climate Change...and I Don't Care

As the nation warily watches every Republican presidential candidate kiss the ring of billionaire donor Charles Koch for a shot at his network's $300,000,000 pool of presidential cash, Charles Koch did something unusual.

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