climate change

What Happens if Oil Companies Are Forced to Pay for Climate Damage

Successful lawsuits cost the tobacco industry hundreds of billions. We asked experts about the likelihood of energy giants meeting the same fate.
Geoff Dembicki
Mo Oil Mo Problems

Three Communities Are Suing Fossil Fuel Companies Over Rising Sea Levels

The decades-long attempt to obscure data about climate change doesn’t work in the companies’ favor.
Daniel Oberhaus
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Rex Tillerson Allegedly Used a Fake Email Name at Exxon to Discuss Climate Change

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman discovered the alleged alias email in his ongoing probe into whether Exxonmobil mislead shareholders about the effects of global warming.
River Donaghey

Top Advisor Scorches Exxon’s Harassment of Environmentalists in Her Resignation Letter

"Many companies face criticism and critique, but few respond with the kind of vehemence and aggressive attack strategy that Exxon has executed over the last year."
Ben Adler
it's not just you

Climate Change Is Giving Us 'Pre-Traumatic Stress'

Scientists on the front lines are speaking out about how their climate data drives despair, but these emotions may also be the most potent force for change.
Daniel Oberhaus
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Picks Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson to Be Secretary of State

A number of top Republican senators have expressed concerns over Tillerson's lack of experience and coziness with Russia.
Lauren Messman
Donald Trump

Trump’s Secretary of State Pick and Putin Want to Drill for Oil in the Arctic

ExxonMobil has lost at least $1 billion in Arctic drilling investments due to Obama’s sanctions on Russia.
Daniel Oberhaus

The VICE Morning Bulletin

North Carolina declares a state of emergency after the second night of protests, Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan pledge to cure all diseases by 2100, the cast of 'The West Wing' will campaign for Clinton in Ohio, and more.
VICE Staff
climate change

Exxon Lawsuit Signals the Start of a Big Tobacco-Style Showdown for Oil and Gas

The oil and gas giant has filed a lawsuit to keep lawmakers and environmentalists in the dark.
Sarah Emerson
The VICE Guide to Right Now

New York Is Investigating Exxon Mobil for Allegedly Lying About Climate Change

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman issued a subpoena to the oil giant on Wednesday.
Helen Donahue

Papua New Guinea Is Cursed

I met a Huli shaman who introduced me to his dead father, talked shit about ExxonMobil's massive new gas pipeline, and tried to sell me a bong at his gift shop. Then I met the local governor to talk about his people's "Resource Curse."
Vikram Gandhi

“The Risk of Climate Change Is Clear," Exxon Says

It still plans on selling 25 billion barrels of oil too, though.
Brian Merchant