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Our climate science history

ExxonMobil is a responsible participant in the discussion on climate change – we will continue to research the issue, support energy efficiency, work to reduce emissions, pursue new technologies and advocate for effective policy approaches.

Media reported documents

Read a list of documents which demonstrate our robust culture of scientific discourse on the causes and risks of climate change that took place at ExxonMobil in the 1970s and ’80s and continues today.

Understanding the #ExxonKnew "controversy"

Since 2015, news reports have raised questions concerning ExxonMobil's positions and activities related to climate change. Presented here is a short account and timeline of the still-ongoing episode, designed to offer clarity about the events and the issues involved.

Engaging on climate change

Society faces a dual energy challenge:  We need to expand energy supplies to support economic growth and improve living standards, and we must do so in a way that is environmentally responsible.

ExxonMobil Statement on COP 21

The recently concluded talks reflected the complexities of enacting thoughtful policies that address climate risks in a meaningful way while also ensuring accessible and affordable energy supplies for societies throughout the world.

Lowering emissions

The challenge of providing the energy supplies that power the global economy is coupled with the need to do so in ways that reduce energy-related greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate the risk of climate change.

Advanced biofuels

ExxonMobil continues to fund and conduct research on advanced biofuels. This work is part of our many investments in new technologies with the transformative potential to increase energy supplies, reduce emissions, and improve operational efficiencies.

Developing cutting edge technology - carbon capture and sequestration

With a working interest in approximately one-third of the world’s total carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) capacity, ExxonMobil is a leader in one of the most important next-generation low-carbon technologies. CCS is the process by which carbon dioxide gas that would otherwise be released into the atmosphere is captured, compressed and injected...

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