These 20 fossil fuel firms are responsible for a third of all carbon pollution - 2019-10-10

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F99.png These 20 fossil fuel firms are responsible for a third of all carbon pollution October 10, 2019, Matthew Taylor, National Observer

This story was originally published by The Guardian and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

The Guardian today reveals the 20 fossil fuel companies whose relentless exploitation of the world's oil, gas and coal reserves can be directly linked to more than one-third of all greenhouse gas emissions in the modern era.

New data from world-renowned researchers reveals how this cohort of state-owned and multinational firms are driving the climate emergency that threatens the future of humanity, and details how they have continued to expand their operations despite being aware of the industry's devastating impact on the planet.

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{{cite news | first = Matthew | last = Taylor | author2 = Jonathan Watts | title = These 20 fossil fuel firms are responsible for a third of all carbon pollution | url = https://www.nationalobserver.com/2019/10/10/news/these-20-fossil-fuel-firms-are-responsible-third-all-carbon-pollution | work = National Observer | date = October 10, 2019 | accessdate = October 12, 2019 }}