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‘Big Oil’s lobbying belies talk on climate,’ Rhode Island senator tells Pope

June 08, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) thanked the Pope for his “inspiring moral leadership on climate change, and for the papal encyclical Laudato si’, which has brought hope to people around the world ... As you meet next week at the Vatican with oil industry executives to discuss climate change, I wish to bring to your attention the discrepancy, among those oil companies who do substantial business in the United States, between their public-facing statements and their political and lobbying activity.”

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