In April 2021, an ExxonMobil lobbyist was covertly filmed by Greenpeace UK activists as he said that the company had aggressively fought against some climate science and had joined “shadow groups” to work against climate policy efforts. In response to the sting video, the bipartisan Climate Leadership Council suspended Exxon, one of its corporate founding members, from its coalition. However, several other groups that work on climate policy continued taking the oil major’s money, according to a document posted online last month.
Dewey Square Group, where Minyon Moore leads State and Local Affairs, was paid millions of dollars last year by a Lyft-funded industry group fighting state labor protections.
According to the environmentalist organization InfluenceMap, more than 60 companies are at "significant risk of net zero greenwashing" due to lobbying that contradicts their own climate pledges
Republican lawmakers who wrote bills that were wrapped into the H.R. 1 energy package own stock in Marathon Oil, Chevron, and family-held oil and gas drilling operations.