Digging into Big Oil’s Dark Side


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This summer, one of Exxon’s top lobbyists broke the first rule of lobbying: don’t give away the game plan, especially to an undercover environmentalist. Since the dramatic interview aired on British TV, House Democrats have been investigating whether American oil giants’ have deployed a disinformation campaign casting doubt on the science on climate change and their climate commitments. Today, POLITICO’s Ben Lefebvre, on what could come out of this investigation.

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Ben Lefebvre covers energy for POLITICO.
Annie Snider covers environment issues for POLITICO and is the host of POLITICO Energy.
Carlos Prieto is a Politico podcast producer.
Raghu Manavalan is the host-producer of the Playbook Daily Briefing and a senior editor for POLITICO audio.
Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO’s audio department.

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