Energy companies who drill for oil are among the world’s worst polluters and have financed studies denying climate change.
Shell Allegedly Misled Investors About The Risks Of Artic Drilling. “”If Royal Dutch Shell’s Arctic drilling program leads to a major spill, it could cost the oil company — and therefore its shareholders — an entire year’s worth of profit, according to a Tuesday legal filing by the conservation group Oceana and a University of Chicago law clinic. But the company’s investors are not aware of that risk, the two groups alleged. [ThinkProgress, 4/29/15]